A Piece of the Past Museum Essay Contest
“A Piece of the Past” Museum Essay Contest was inaugurated in 2010-2011 to encourage student research into the artifacts of the Dunham Bible Museum, the Museum of American Architecture and Decorative Arts, and the Museum of Southern History.
Funding for the contest has been generously provided by The Joella and Stewart Morris Foundation and Mr. Isaac Heimbinder.
2023 Piece of the Past Award Winners
Grand Prize Winners
Josiah Brent Carr – “Symon Patrick’s Paraphrase: A Forgotten Work of Majesty”
Catie Wuensche – “The Old Testament, Translated into Cherokee”
Southern History/American Architecture and Decorative Arts
Dunham Bible Museum
1st Place – Alyssa Jemela – “A Commitment to Scripture: The Wycliffe English Bible”
2nd Place – Justina Smith – “Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth”
1st Place – Jair Gregorio
2nd Place – Michael Johnican
1st Place – Louis Palacios – The Medical Steel Syringe
2nd Place – Chandler Daniel –
William Aguirre Tahia Blackmon Lema Boucheni April F. Conner Charles fletcher Melly Flores Ethan Giwa-McNeil Linnea Hagman Tiffany Hinojosa Abigail Jones Collin Kulesha – Story of the Chinese Bible Ryan Lee Dario A. Pantoja Caelan Quach Drew Russell