Anthem Essay Contest

Five students from Southwestern High School received recognition for the prestigious Anthem essay contest. SWHS has had students win the past two years, but never have they had this many awards.  The school has never had a student reach such a high recognition as Chase Eastham. Each year, over 14,000 students submit essays from over 100 countries across the world! So, these five students are considered among the top 1% of submissions! 

Pictured front row, David Vance, Finalist and $25, Chelsea Gomez, English Teacher, and Chase Eastham, Third Place and $100 (We have never had a student get this high of recognition!).  Back row, Kaitlynn Gover, Semifinalist, Jaden Dishman, Semifinalist, and Lillie Turpin: Semifinalist.