FOSEP, the Young Naturalist’s Society, and the Burke Museum presented the 1000 word event on April 9th. Brandon Peecock (pictured above) from the Young Naturalists did a great job of hosting. Photograph copyright Sean Gilliland.
(I definitely need to get better at getting blog posts up more in a more timely fashion! I apologize to those who participated on the amount of time this took). That said, the event was a great success!
We had about 50 attendees, even with the changes this year to having a small fee for drinks. There were 21 people who entered, and 16 that competed. This year, winners were chosen by popular vote.
The winners of the competition were: Dave Slager (Biology) in first place, Jennifer Day (Biology) in second place, and Jen Whiting (Pharmacology) in third place. Thanks to all who chose to compete. We look forward to seeing you next year.
See the winning entries after the jump – the 1000 word description is followed by the regular description.