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Creekside Student Wins Pivotal Essay Scholarship

Creekside’s senior, Tyler Gunther, placed second in the International Pivotal Essay Contest scored by Global Priorities Institute through Oxford University, winning a $7,000 scholarship.

“The Pivotal Essay Contest is a worldwide competition for high school students interested in creating original ideas about how humanity can protect the long-term future. Tyler Gunther’s essay outlined a hypothetical set of policies governments could put into place in order to better protect the interests of future generations. Tyler spent many hours researching his essay, but mainly drew inspiration from Professor William MacAskill’s 2020 Book, What We Owe The Future.”

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