Michael Tran, a first place winner in last year's contest
A cross-country runner, Kelly writes from personal experience when she advocates the benefits of a healthy body for an athlete. A psychology major interested in how the brain functions, her essay discusses the role physiology and nutrition play in fine tuning an athlete for success. Knowing what to eat and when can make all the difference for competitors at the collegiate level.
Parsons, Kelly, "A Healthy Athlete is a Stronger Athlete" (2012). Writing Programs. Paper 4.