2015 Mildred M. Brown Essay Contest

mildredbrownStudents in Grades 9-12: Enter Today in the 2015 Mildred M. Brown Essay Contest!

Write an original essay of 500 – 800 words about an outstanding woman leader in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) who has influenced or has the capacity to influence the lives of young people as she serves as an inspirational model of witness and service.Orange_Bar

Sponsored by the National Black Presbyterian Women PC (U.S.A.)


  • Thelma C.D. Adair Lucy Craft Laney
  • Mildred M. Brown Vera Swann
  • Katie Geneva Cannon Bettie Durrah
  • Eva Clayton Sara Cordery
  • Maria Fearing Patricia Gill Turner
  • The Rev. Doctor Joan Salmon-Campbell

DEADLINE: MAY 30, 2015
1st Place Winner – $100 • 2nd Place Winner – $75
Winner announced at the Lucy Craft Laney Luncheon of NBPW in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

CRITERIA: Factual data; originality; inspirational focus; grammatical construction; quality research; personal focus; writing style

Mail or email in c/o 2015 ESSAY CONTEST:

Alfreda Richardson, Chair
139 Harvard Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
Email: [email protected]