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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.

Article 2015 Winning Essays Thirteen winning essays from the 2015 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2014 Winning Essays Thirteen winning essays from the 2014 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2013 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2013 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2012 Winning Essays Thirteen winning essays from the 2012 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2011 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2012 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2010 Winning Essays Thirteen winning essays from the 2010 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2009 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2009 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2008 Winning Essays Thirteen winning essays from the 2008 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2007 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2007 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2006 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2006 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2005 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2005 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12. Article 2004 Winning Essays Twelve winning essays from the 2004 contest year of the Young Naturalist Awards by students from grade 7 - 12.   Selected Winning Essays: 1998-2003