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AS-Level Essay Competition winners receive prizes

last modified Sep 24, 2012 04:42 PM

On Friday 21st September Clarissa Wigoder, from Westminster School, and Rachel Zarrouk, from Bolton School Girls' Division, received their £300 prizes for being joint winners of the 2012 AS-Level essay competition. They and their teachers had lunch with Prof Claire Hughes and Prof Melissa Hines at Newnham College.

2012 essay competition winners
From left: Mrs Joyce Sanders and Miss Rachel Zarrouk from Bolton School Girls' Division, Prof Melissa Hines, Prof Claire Hughes, Miss Clarissa Wigoder and Mr Sam Baldock from Westminster School

Both students answered the question "Are gender differences fact or fiction? Discuss with respect to at least two distinct measures or traits". Their essays can be found below:

Clarissa Wigoder's essay

Rachel Zarrouk's essay

The AS-Level essay competition is run by the Department every year, for more information on this year's competition please see the previous news item.

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