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Winning Essays

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Learn About the Winners of the Young Naturalist Awards Program, the Museums 7th - 12th grade research competition. Every winning essay is available since it's founding year, 1998.

2004 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

2004 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 2004 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

2003 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

2003 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 2003 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

2002 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

2002 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 2002 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

2001 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

2001 Award Winners

Twelve winning essays from the 2001 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

2000 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

2000 Winning Essays

Eleven winning essays from the 2000 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

1999 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

1999 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 1999 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

1998 Award Winners

Young Naturalist Awards Essay

1998 Winning Essays

Twelve winning essays from the 1998 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.

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