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2017 Essay Competition Results & Alumni Gala Dinner

Pembroke College, Oxford. Friday, 15 September 2017.

The John Locke Institute held its annual dinner for alumni and this year's essay competition winners in the splendid surroundings of Pembroke College, Oxford on the evening of 15 September.

John Locke Institute 2017 Essay Prize Winners.

Politics & Law:

Winner: Sami Kardos-Nyheim, City of London School, London, UK

Second Prize: Katie Heppell, Sir Roger Manwood’s School, UK

Third Prize: Cedric Tan, Sevenoaks School, Sevenoaks, UK

Read Sami's winning Politics & Law essay.



Winner: Anthony Piwowarski, Wilson's School, Wallington, UK

Second Prize: Alexander Marks, Eton College, Windsor, UK

Third Prize: Lucas Pringle, Repton School, Repton, UK

Read Anthony's winning History essay.


Winner: Uttarayan Dasgupta, City of London School, London, UK

Second Prize: Katherine Lucas, Wimbledon High School, London, UK

Third Prize: Adam Shewry, Eton College, Windsor, UK

Read Uttarayan's winning Economics essay.



Winner: Matthew McClure, Trinity School, UK

Second Prize: Noa Cooley-Winters, Desert Academy, Santa Fe, US

Third Prize: George Campkin, The Portsmouth Grammar School, Portsmouth, UK

& equal Third Prize: Amy Kim, Seoul International School, South Korea

Read Matthew's winning Philosophy essay.


Overall winner:

Anthony Piwowarski, Wilson's School, Wallington, UK

Click here for complete results of the 2017 Essay Competition: