Student Contest Winners
    
As part of FAU's civic engagement efforts for the presidential primary debates, three contests were held for FAU students. Prizes included tickets to the presidential debates, the official Watch Party and Comedy Central’s “Indecision 2008” show as well as gift certificates. Winning entries for the contests are listed below. Thanks to all the students who submitted entries.


FAU Votes! YouTube Contest
Students were asked to create a short, compelling video on a pressing issue that our country faces. 

A Real Way of Life
by Cyndi Amaya, Josef Palermo and Kevin Cho-Tipton

FAU Debate Question: Liberal vs. Conservative
by Nicholas Mihaly and Thomas Ehrbar

FAU 2008 Presidential Debate- Healthcare Question
by Rosanna Bermudez


FAU Speaks Out! Essay Contest
Students were asked to write an essay of less than 750 words in response to the following prompt:  “What is the most pressing issue our country faces and why?  What proposal would you make to begin addressing this issue?"

Undergraduate Student  Winner: Sapna Ashok Talati
Read Sapna's essay

Graduate Student Winner: Shannon O'Brien
Read Shannon's essay


FAU Debates! T-Shirt Design Contest
Students were asked to create a design that promotes any theme relevant to the presidential primary debates at FAU. Suggested themes: Voices of Today, Leaders for Tomorrow; Today’s Voice, Tomorrow’s Leaders; Student Voices Heard - 2008; Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders; or Leading the Way for Tomorrow.

Chris Scott

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Back (click for larger version)

Nicole Beltran

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Back (click for larger version)

Updated 1/30/08

                 
    

 

 
 
 
 
    



Student Contest Winners
    
As part of FAU's civic engagement efforts for the presidential primary debates, three contests were held for FAU students. Prizes included tickets to the presidential debates, the official Watch Party and Comedy Central’s “Indecision 2008” show as well as gift certificates. Winning entries for the contests are listed below. Thanks to all the students who submitted entries.


FAU Votes! YouTube Contest
Students were asked to create a short, compelling video on a pressing issue that our country faces. 

A Real Way of Life
by Cyndi Amaya, Josef Palermo and Kevin Cho-Tipton

FAU Debate Question: Liberal vs. Conservative
by Nicholas Mihaly and Thomas Ehrbar

FAU 2008 Presidential Debate- Healthcare Question
by Rosanna Bermudez


FAU Speaks Out! Essay Contest
Students were asked to write an essay of less than 750 words in response to the following prompt:  “What is the most pressing issue our country faces and why?  What proposal would you make to begin addressing this issue?"

Undergraduate Student  Winner: Sapna Ashok Talati
Read Sapna's essay

Graduate Student Winner: Shannon O'Brien
Read Shannon's essay


FAU Debates! T-Shirt Design Contest
Students were asked to create a design that promotes any theme relevant to the presidential primary debates at FAU. Suggested themes: Voices of Today, Leaders for Tomorrow; Today’s Voice, Tomorrow’s Leaders; Student Voices Heard - 2008; Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders; or Leading the Way for Tomorrow.

Chris Scott

Front (click for larger version)

Back (click for larger version)

Nicole Beltran

Front (click for larger version)

Back (click for larger version)

Updated 1/30/08

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