Category: Contest Winners

Religion 9 | An Essay by Victoria Cormier

Victoria Cormier is the 1st Place Winner for Grade 9 in the 2017 Your Favorite Seton Course Essay Contest No successes in this world matter if in the end we do not achieve heavenly glory. With this unavoidable reality in mind, it is my number one goal to become a saint and help others on the road to God’s kingdom in heaven. This goal can be more readily attained by learning about God and His truths; otherwise, it would be impossible to love Him and thus follow Him, as we cannot love Him whom we do not even know. Seton’s...

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Taming Broncs | An Essay by Sophia D’Agostino

 Sophia D’Agostino is the 2nd Place Winner for Grade 10 in the 2017 Your Favorite Seton Course Essay Contest “Ain’t them horses beautiful?” the cowboy asked, as I watched hundreds of these Equus ferus caballus being shown to potential buyers, of whom I was one, “What d’ye think?” This sudden address woke me from my reverie as I replied, “They are quite prepossessing, but I am still uninclined to take a risk on any of them.” “Gee, ye’re sure hard to please,” he drawled, “but this cowboy agrees with ya; if you’re hankering after some real hossflesh, then follow...

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Why I Love Seton’s Literature | An Essay by Amelia Coleman

Amelia Coleman is the 2nd Place Winner for Grade 9 in the 2017 Your Favorite Seton Course Essay Contest I have always loved to write, but when my parents and I decided to enroll with Seton Home Study School for ninth grade, I was slightly nervous about the literature program. Friends and family warned that Seton demanded a great deal of difficult writing assignments, and that it would be difficult to stay on top of it all. Though I sometimes wondered how many hours I would have to spend stabilized on coffee during the night, cranking out essay after boring...

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