The 2016 Kids Philosophy Slam National Award Winners:

Winners in each grade level will be included in all National press releases. 2016 winners now posted. Links to all winning entries will be posted by Wednesday, June 1st. (Refresh your browser for updates) Award letters will be mailed to teachers or designated student contacts the week of May 31st.


The 2016 Most Philosophical Student in America:

The winner is: Marion Comi-Morog, Maryland.


2nd place: Catie Turner, Maryland.

3rd place: Kevin Hong, Illinois.

4th place: Nicholas Timoshenko, New York.

    

The 2016 Most Philosophical School in America:

The winner is: Archimedean Middle Conservatory, Florida.

 

The 2016 Most Philosophical 8th Grader in America:

The winner is: Ej Rorem, Texas.

2nd place: Sarah Crosby, Washington.

3rd place: Daisy Maldonado, Florida.

4th place: Michael Reyes, Florida.



The 2016 Most Philosophical 7th Grader in America:

The winner is: Jade Haugen, Minnesota.

2nd place: Nathan Song, California.

3rd place: Allison Chang, Florida.

4th place: Rozlynn Mathison, Minnesota.



The 2016 Most Philosophical 6th Grader in America:

The winner is: Aryan Gala, Florida.

2nd place: Rose Whelan, Virginia.

3rd place: Zachary Miller, Minnesota.

4th place tie: Kevin Kereakos Fairbanks, Minnesota.

4th place tie: Sadie Nelson, Texas.

 

The 2016 Most Philosophical 5th Grader in America:

The winner is: Leigh Murphy, New York.

2nd place: Yao Xiao, Tennessee.

3rd place: Sandor Howard, Texas.

4th place: Ava Okai, Illinois.

 

The 2016 Most Philosophical 4th Grader in America:

The winner is: Brianna Vallone, New York.

2nd place: Alan Molina, Minnesota.

3rd place: Megan Rembert, Iowa.

4th place: Joesph Janos Mendenhall, New Hampshire.

 

The 2016 Most Philosophical 3rd Grader in America:

The winner is: Nya S. Herring, California.

2nd place: Julie Frahm, Minnesota.

3rd place: Max Ulven, Minnesota.

4th place: Caeley Dickie, Minnesota.

 

The 2016 Most Philosophical 2nd Grader in America:

The winner is: Lyric Taylor, Illinois.

2nd place: Cohen Hunsaker, West Virginia.

3rd place: Gabriel Quiroz, Illinois.

4th place: Brooks Muniru, Illinois.


The 2016 Most Philosophical 1st Grader in America:

The winner is: Philip Festervand, Missouri.

2nd place: Ryan Fish, New Jersey.

3rd place: Matthew Herring, California.

4th place: Ayaan Javan, New Jersey.


The 2016 Most Philosophical Kindergartener in America:

The winner is: Sinovi Agarwan, Wisconsin.

2nd place: Raven Dortch, Illinois.

3rd place: Teresa Spear, Pennsylvania.

4th place: Angela-Marie Baber, Michigan.

 

The Robert P. Felker Award for the most poetic essay:
The winner is: Rose Whelan, Virginia.

The James W. Buchan Award for writing excellence:
The winner is: Marion Comi-Morog, Maryland.


The Mary Felker Award for the most artistic entry:
The winner is: Caeley Dickie, Minnesota.

The 2016 Special Slam Award Winner:

The winner is: Jewel Pettus, Illinois.

The 2016 International Award Winner:

The winner is: Announced June 7th.

 

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