Congratulations to all of the students who helped make this year’s selection so challenging.
winners of this year’s Peace Scholarship Challenge:
- First Place: Sana Azizah Khan
“The Second City: the Humanitarian Crises of Gang Violence” – Sana describes gang violence in Chicago’s South Side and proposes potential solutions to the problems plaguing America’s “second cities.”
- Second Place: Binah Ezra
“Far from the Home I Love” – Binah focuses on the challenges of living as an Iranian Jew in the turbulent years leading up to the Iranian revolution.
- Third Place: Faith Okoko
“Peace and Blame are Opposites” – Faith recounts her experience with ethnic and political violence in Kenya.