2007 Essay Contest Winners

THEME: "Aspirations for the Future: What Gives You Hope"


1st Place

Hope Moments
By Sherai Onibasa
The essay is about Sherai's hope and firm belief in looking forward to another day.

2nd Place

Celebrate the Day
By Beverly Betts
Hope lost and found is the theme of Beverly's essay about the discovery of kidney failure.

3rd Place (Tie)

A Man Named Mr. Black
By Elizabeth Churilla
An essay in appreciation of a man who helped Elizabeth overcome fears and face dialysis with knowledge of what was to come.

3rd Place (Tie)

Hope is Love
By Margaret Sewell
Margaret writes of her experience with CKD and urges others to get informed after being diagnosed with a chronic illness.