The Independent Women’s Forum is pleased to announce the thirteen award recipients for the 2006-2007 Michelle Gardner-Quinn essay contest.

Full-time female undergraduates from around the world entered the contest, writing a 750-word essay on the following topic:

What does it mean to be a feminist in 2006? What can proponents of individual liberty, free market economics, limited government, liberal democracy and personal responsibility do to reclaim feminism?

Drumroll please…and the winners are:
1st place – Nicole Pepperl, Stanford University , 2009
2nd place – Meghan Grizzle, Harvard University , 2007
3rd place – Amanda Evans, Texas Tech University , 2010

Honorable mentions:
Jennifer Creekmur, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee , 2009
Erin Fitch, Liberty University , 2007
Heather Imboden, Ashland University , 2007
Nene Kalu, Princeton University , 2007
Lindsay Nelson, College of William and Mary, 2008
Rachel Parker, University of Alabama , 2007
Samantha Soller, Bucknell University , 2009
Paula Stang, Houston Baptist University , 2009
Danielle Sturgis, Drake University , 2007
Sara Walter, Lafayette College , 2009

Congrats to the winners!  More info here.