2016 SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA Character Essay Winners

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Sigma Sigma Sigma Character Essay Winners.  Tri Sigma is the only national student member organization conducting CHARACTER COUNTS at all their campus locations having trained local leaders on the program.  We are very proud of our partnership with this amazing group of women.

2016 Essay Contest Winners

1st Place – Maggie Squyer
“What does it mean to be compassionate and how will compassion change the world? As a little girl, I remember gathering in the guidance counselor’s office at my elementary school for our monthly Student Council meetings and studying the colorful poster on the wall that stated The Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. At the beginning of each meeting we would chant “TRRFCC! That’s what character means to me!” but as an eleven-year-old, I don’t think I knew much about compassion, let alone what the word even meant. In the fall of 2006, that changed.”  Read more…


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2nd Place – Brenna Smith 3rd Place – Erin Stein


2016 Alumnae Essay Contest Winners

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Emily Whiteman Arlene Ball


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