Six Freshmen, winners of the American Civilization Essay Contest, received awards totalling $145 at a luncheon meeting of the American Civilization Group last week. First prize of $50 went to Frank W. Reeb '44 of DeKalb, Illinois, for his essay on "Municipal Leadership."
Second, third, and fourth prizes of $25 each were awarded to Arthur G. Maling '44 of Chicago for his essay entitles "Let Us Live to Make Men Free--a Biography of Colonel Francis Wayward Parker," Kirby M. Milton '44 of St. Joseph, Michigan for his 'The Turbulent Thirties," and Philip H. Russell, Jr. '44 of Hamden, Connecticut, for "Two Economists of Yale."
Of the thirty-three works submitted, four received the announced awards, and two more were awarded additional prizes of honorable mention and $10 each. These winners were Robert A. Koch '44 for "The Supreme Court and the Constitutional Crisis" and Melvern K. Leisy '44 for "American Self-criticism in the Twenties."