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Excellence in Ethics First Place Winner for 2019

By: Alexander Albert The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees to criminal defendants a set of fundamental rights intended to promote the fairness of criminal prosecutions. Among these entitlements possessed by any defendant are the “right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury”; the right “to be informed of the […]

2019 2nd Place Christian Studies Winner

Truth: The Route to God and Christian Leadership By: Mary Beauchamp Truth is the path to God—only it brings us to Him. Attending a faithful Christian college provides a clear opportunity for finding Truth, and in turn, transforming students into humble yet powerful leaders that the world can depend on. This opportunity is one that […]

Second Place Excellence in Ethics Scholarship Winner 2019

By Jennifer Grecco I have, through academic and work settings, seen firsthand the positive outcomes that pro-bono I have, through academic and work settings, seen firsthand the positive outcomes that pro-bono work has done for the criminal justice system. And, I was first confronted with this realization as a young girl, inquisitive and curious to learn. I had […]

2019 1st Place Christian Studies Scholarship Winner

By: Alissa Danielle Langbehn It often seems like future students and potential employers discredit those who went to a Christian based university or college. They often look at the large, public universities that are well known and assume that those students receive a better education. While many of these large schools do offer an amazing educational […]

Second Place, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Christian Studies Scholarship

By: Olivia Thompson My name is Olivia Thompson, and I’ve had the absolute honor of receiving a Christian education throughout my entire life. When I was younger I attended Trinity Lutheran Church and School, in Minocqua, WI for my grade school years. Then I attended Luther Preparatory School, in Watertown WI, for my high school […]

First Place, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Excellence in Ethics Scholarship

By: Hope Goodman Our society and the legal system that dictates it have reached a crossroads. Funds needed to afford legal services continue to diminish as conditions that birth poverty persist and the income gap widens. But, the need for legal services within the most vulnerable communities in the United States continues to grow. Current […]

First Place, Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. Christian Studies Scholarship

By: Frances Samson For the entirety of my education I attended Lodi SDA Elementary School and Lodi Academy, sister religious schools where it was emphasized on helping others; where the ‘Golden Rule’ was especially emphasized on. We were taught that it was a responsibility to help others, ministering to people through kind and charitable acts. […]

Pro Bono – For the People by Stephanie Javarauckas

When one becomes an attorney, they take on a heavy burden: protect the interests of the people. Unlike some terms, Black’s Law Dictionary does not denote any populations to be excluded from the term “people,” nor should any attorney go out of the way to exclude an individual from receiving representation. Thus, those who cannot […]

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