2011 Winners and Finalists
Deeneaus “D” Polk
Research Winner, Germany
Deeneaus was awarded the German Chancellor Fellowship in 2015 allowing him to conduct research for a year in Germany
NCHC Portz Scholar
Ryan was a project manager at the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement from 2013-2015. He has a M.Phil. in development studies at the University of Cambridge and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Princeton University.
Taylor completed a M.F.A. in creative writing at the New School in 2016. Prior to that he completed a M.A. in elementary education and teaching at the Relay Graduate School of Education. He currently works as a math intervention specialist at Success Academy Charter Schools.