Toni Lee, Foundation BOD; Nicholas Jones, 3rd Place Winner; Michele Mulholland, Foundation Director; Valarie Jaquez, Second Place Winner; Michele Broughton, DISD School of Business and Management Principal

Congratulations to the winners of the
The Richest Man In Babylon Essay Contest!

Essay submitted by sophomore students from the DISD School of Business and Management were selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Addressed the prompt- Did the student address the following prompt? In a two-page, double spaced essay, discuss some of the most important lessons you gained from reading The Richest Man in Babylon, and how what you learned from the book, will influence your financial future.
  1. Creativity- Did the student bring his/her own ideas to the essay? Did he/she make the essay personal?
  1. Ability to Communicate Ideas- How well did the student communicate his/her ideas?
  1. Overall Quality of Paper- Was the essay well written and enjoyable to read?
  1. Grammar- Did the student write his/her essay with care?

2018 Contest Winners

First Place:

Leon Heymeir

Leon Heymeir

Second Place:

Valarie Jaquez

Valarie Jaquez

Third Place:

Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones

Fourth Place:

Julia Munoz

Julia Munoz

2017 Contest Winners

First Place:

Jabari Ellis

Jabari Ellis

Second Place:

Trenitee Wesley

Trenitee Wesley

Third Place:

Jenna O’Brien

Jenna O’Brien

2016 Contest Winners

First Place:

IVAN PEREZ

Ivan Perez

Second Place:

CHAZZMON ROPER

Chazzmon Roper

Third Place:

MARIELA CEDILLO

Mariela Cedillo

2016 Honorable Mention

DIAMOND JOHNSONDiamond Johnson

GUADALUPE GAMINO

 Guadalupe Gamino

TARNEJAH ROLFETarnejah Rolfe

SATIYA PARKER

 Satiya Parker

ARRYANA CHACONArryana Chacon

Odnan Galvan