The Drexel University High School Ten-Page Screenplay Contest-- All the Winners!

Here's the complete list of everybody who's ever taken First, Second, Third or Honorable Mention in the contest.

2000 Contest Winners

Contestant

Title

Home Town

School

Teacher

FIRST PRIZE

Ted Weiland

The Accident

Summit, NJ

Summit High School

Ms. Lili Arkin

(You can read this script online by clicking here)

SECOND PRIZE

Michael Lund

Peter's Day

Bethlehem, PA

Liberty High School

Ms. Judy Smullen

(You can read this script online by clicking here)

THIRD PRIZE

Vsevolod Horodyskyj

Lincoln's Day Out

North Royalton, OH

Padua Franciscan High School

Ms. Karen Miller

(You can read this script online by clicking here)

HONORABLE MENTION

Omar Khan

Never the Same Thing Twice

Emerson, NJ

Emerson Jr.-Sr. High School

Ms. Kate Pinches

Lindsay Lisenby

A Different Life than This

Townton, MA

Bristol County Agricultural High School

Mr. Richard Copello

Ben Wolpert

A Little Saturday

Toluca Lake, CA

Campbell Hall

Ms. Louisa Levine

Steve Gerben

Abduction

Berwyn, PA

Conestoga High School

Ms. Maureen Barry

Julie Kerr

Prom Night

Emporia, VA

Southampton High School

Mr. Kris Howell

Thomas Brennan

It's All in How You Look at It

New York, NY

Loyola School

Ms. Celeste Tramonti

Danny McGrory

Title of My Screenplay

Basking Ridge, NJ

Geoffrey Golden

Julia Jacobs: Teen Pop Sensation

Buffalo, NY

City Honors High School

Mr. Charles LaChiusa



2001 Contest Winners

Contestant

Title

Home Town

School

Teacher

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Gilbert Kruger

Loverboy

Verona, NJ

Montclair Kimberley Academy

J.C. Svec

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Jennifer Elamparo

Recital

Corona, CA

Santiago High School

Marilyn Erdei

(You can read this script online)

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Trisha Anne Hosch

Sweet Mistakes

Tyngsboro, MA

Tyngsboro Jr./Sr. High School

Tom Varnum

(You can read this script online)

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Jonathan Bull

The Confessional

Prospect, OH

Elgin High School

Max Griffith

Sean Caviston

Dreaming Without Sound

Huntington Valley, PA

La Salle College High School

William Geiger

Robert DeFelice

A Suburban Legend

Philadelphia, PA

Saint Joseph's Preparatory School

James O'Brien

Gabe DiDomenico

Little Dream of Me

Bloomsburg, PA

Central Columbia High

Robin Harder

Clarence Johnson

Why Me?

Stafford, VA

North Stafford High School

Julie Stemple

Aaron Liebman

On Top of the World

Brick, NJ

Red Bank Regional High School

Karen Haefelein

Kevin Muller

Treehouse

Selden, NY

Centereach High School

Bernard Beirne


 

2002 Contest Winners

Contestant

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Samir Mehta

Insanity

Parsippany, NJ

Parsippany High School

Mrs. Feula

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Antoinette McIntyre

Mental

Jenkintown, PA

Jenkintown High School

Ms. Shannon Verni

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Stephanie Costa

Homesick

Crockett, CA

Carondelet High School

Karin Currie

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Shannon Amber

A Pleasant Interruption to the Past

Villa Park, CA

Lutherine Highschool of Orange County

Kevin G. Smith

Eugene Bull

A Jackie Movie

Philadelphia, PA

William W. Bodine H.S., Int. Affairs

Mr. Manion

Emily Fear

Messages

South Park, PA

South Park High School

Michael A. Golia

Tyler Ford

Repairing Layne

New Castle, DE

William Penn High School

Velma McMillian

William Harding

The Video Store

Ventner, NJ

Holy Spirit High School

Michael Geiger

Sal Pane

Specter

Scranton, PA

Bishop O'Hara High School

Ms. Janine Wetter

Jyotsna Ram

Changing Hands

Kingston, PA

Wyoming Seminary

Ms. Maryann Hopkins


2003 Contest Winners

Contestant

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Latisha Jones

"The Purpose Of..."

Savage, MD

Long Reach High School

Ms. Alexis Isaacs

You can read this script online

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Micah Gordon

Vincent: On Existence

Arlington Heights, IL

Buffalo Grove High School

Ms. Joyce Norman

You can read this script online

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Sean Sinerius

Innocent Tears

Liberty Township, OH

Lakota East High School

Ms. Michelle Wilkerson

You can read this script online

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Marcus Bones

After Life

New Middleton, OH

Springfield Local High School

Mrs. Putarek

Samuel Cherington

Love and Cafeteria Tables

Harvard, MA

Bromfield School

Mr. Michael McGarty

Daniel Kaslow

The Epitome of Awful Film Making

Berwyn, PA

Conestoga High School

Ms. Mary McNamara

Steven Kaufmann

The Problem Solver

Philadelphia, PA

Swenson High School

Mr. Stratton

Allison Kessler

The Root of Deceit

Burtonsville, MD

Springbrook High School

Ms. Elizabeth O'Neill

Bill Parker

Bad Apples

Seneca Falls, NY

Mynderse Academy

Mr. Pawlock

Michael Votel

A Deadly Choice

Philadelphia, PA

Father Judge High School

Mr. Philip Roche


2004 Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Andrew Yamaguchi

A Romance of Evil Intentions

Long Beach, CA

Brethren Christian High School

Ms. Kim Morris

(You can read this script on line)

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Esther Fogel

The Mound

Port Washington, NY

Paul Schreiber High School

Ms. Evelina Zarkh

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Tom Houseman

Life as Allan

Montclair, NJ

Montclair Kimberley Academy

Ms. Maranne Burke

(You can read this script on line)

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Shiven Bhardwaj

Entrance to Augment the Aviary

Philadelphia, PA

Northeast High School

Ms. Maureen H. Enderle

Daria Hrabrov

Halo-Strike

Fair Lawn, NJ

Bergen County Academies

Mr. Raul Torres

Chris Huckins

Only Americans

Sanbornton, NH

Winnisuam Regional High School

Ms. Barbara Blinn

Ashley Musk

Serenity

Dover, NH

Tri-City Christian Academy

Ms. Barbara Butler

Katie Nolan

Impetus

Glen Burnie, MD

Dulaney High School

Mr. Dave Papke

Brittney Ralph

Aforementioned Happiness

Philadelphia, PA

Phil. H.S. for the Creative & Perf. Arts

Ms. Gina Reisman

Daniel Yadin

Her

West Hempstead, NY

Waldorf School

Ms. Deirdre Somers


2005 Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Ann Foley

Breathe

Worcester, MA

Notre Dame Academy

Ms. Emily Darling

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Justin Beltz

The Elevator

Bluffton, SC

South Carolina Governor's School

Mr. Scott Gould

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

DeDe Hutchinson

The Operation

Reston, VA

South Lakes High School

Ms. Michelle Alspaugh

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Tim Buttner

The Fallen Protégé

Killington, VT

Woodstock Union High School

Mr. Gareth de Bourguignon

Sarah Kester

A Hidden Life

Ontario, NY

Wayne Central High School

Mr. David Scott

Zach Jones

Behind the Eyes

Shippensburgh, PA

Chambersburg Area Senior High

Ms. Diane J. Sulcove

Samantha Myers

Silver Phase

Clifton Park, NY

Shenendehowa High School East

Ms. Ellen Rodko

Matthew Mazur

Wave Your Flag High

Livingston, NJ

Livingston High School

Ms. Fran Dubrow

Katie Nolan

Impetus

Glen Burnie, MD

Dulaney High School

Mr. Dave Papke

Brittney Lawrence Valverdealph

In Close Quarters

University Heights, OH

Fuchs Mizrachi School

Dr. Bonnie Stevens

Daniel Yadin

Her

West Hempstead, NY

Waldorf School

Ms. Deirdre Somers


There was no 2006 contest. Long story.


2007 Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Cameron Munson

Don't Fear the Reaper

Downingtown, PA

Downingtown West High School

Ms. Kathy Kissell

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Praveen Collins

Bird Hunt

Kendall Park, NJ

South Brunswick High School

Ms. Catherine LaMoreaux

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Lauren Barnett

Speak Easy

Shrewsbury, NJ

Red Bank Regional High School

Ms. Gretna Wilkinson

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Corinne Abrahamsen

Worlds Collide

Middletown, NJ

Middletown High School North

Ms. Karen Carew

Jenna Bryant

A Tainted Legacy

Blooming Glen, PA

Mount St. Joseph Academy

Ms. Ms. Jean Korey

Jenna Grunfeld

The Secret Lives

Floral Park, NY

North Shore Hebrew Academy High School

Ms. Julie Farkas

Hannah Hawthorne

Trophy Wife

Beaver, PA

Beaver Area Junior/Senior High School

Ms. Mary Kay Karger

Matthew Powell

Turning the Corner

Lumberville, PA

New Hope-Solebury High School

Mr. Andrew Giorgi

Jessica Schoen

Little Viscissitudes

Rockville Center, NY

South Side High School

Ms. Gina Reisman


2008 Screenplay Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Adriana Campoy

Like Chalk on Asphalt

Fullerton, CA

Orange County High School of the Arts

Abbe Loomer

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Niccolas Radogna

Solution

Bethlehem, PA

Freedom High School

David Kleist

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Maja Palmquist

Tin Can Phone

Irvine, CA

Orange County High School of the Arts

Abbe Loomer

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Shawn Cerberino

Trust

Englewood, NJ

Bergen Catholic High School

Janet Conley

Lissette Feliciano

Over a Cup of Coffee

Daly City, CA

Immaculate Conception Academy

Mary Cerutti

Sam Genovese

Face Like Murder

Floral Park, NY

Gonzaga College High School

Allam L'etoile

Thomas McLoughlin

A Flight to Mexico

Hi-Nella, NJ

Sterling High School

Michael Carty

Nick Nguyen

A Tear of Joy

Lansdale, PA

North Penn High School

Mr. Heim

Katie Smith

The Tree Between

Anderson, SC

South Carolina Governor's School

John Worth

Guidance

Enfield, CT

Enfield High School

Dennis Girard


2008 Playwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Melanie Lieberman

Rejected

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordlund

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Charlene Rose Rau

Thomas Robinson: Master Thief

Rockport, TX

Rockport Fulton High School

Fay Mayo

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Jonathan Ayala

Beethoven Was Deaf

El Paso, TX

Eastwood High School

Chris Towers

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Beau Buccilli

All in a Day's Work

Cheswick, PA

Fox Chapel Area High School

Sally Moyers

Catherine Fehre

Mannequin

Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Dwight-Englewood School

Jane Sharp

Joe Hill

Is It Worth It?

Bergenfield, NJ

Dwight-Englewood School

Dwight-Englewood School

Daniel Lomask

The Narrator

West Hartford, CT

Conard High School

Erin Mahon-Moore

Samantha Meroney

Walls and Webs

Merced, CA

Golden Valley High School

Mr. Blanchard

Rachel Norman

The Four Fates

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordlund

Berlin Williams

Science Killed the Bumblebees

Los Angeles, CA

Seven Lakes High School

Rudy dela Rosa


 

2009 Screenwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Brian Clores

Safehouse

Long Branch, NJ

Communications High School

Robert Sherman

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Kristin Murison

Inversion [Of the World]

Newark, DE

The Tome School

Daniel Ford

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Eric Hackler

The Whitechapel Retribution

Ocean, NJ

Biotechnology High School

Diana Laczny

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Alexander Brant

Hostile Intent

Perryville, MD

Perryville High School

John Lopresto

Stephanie Devito

Portrait Through the Looking Glass

Kendall Park, NJ

South Brunswick High School

Catherine LaMoreaux

Kevin Iovine

Karma and Greg

Philadelphia, PA

J.R. Masterman High School

Alexandra Avelin

James Limegrover

The Book of Job

Clairton, PA

Central Catholic High School

Kate Nowatnick

Saligia

Bogota, NJ

Immaculate Heart Academy

Marilyn Rich

Patrick Francis O'Brien,

Overflow

Malvern, PA

Devon Preparatory School

Carol Ann Taggart

Nick Wredon

Interesting Occurrences Involving Interesting People

Richmond, VA

Deep Run High School

Timothy Towslee

2009 Playwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

P.J. Grisar

The Trial of Mister William Shakespeare

Chappaqua, NY

Horace Greeley High School

Frank Ceruzzi

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Jordan Woodtke

Who Does That

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordland

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Amelia Welles

The Elephant Walk

Newton, NJ

Kittatinny Regional High School

Christopher Tryde

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Mollie Deckman

Nosegays

Columbia, MD

Howard High School

Thomas Knox

Melanie Lieberman

What a Blue Line Means

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordland

Meghen O'Connor

The Ugliest Dress

Lisbon, CT

Norwich Free Academy

Geoffrey Serra

Katie Scibelli

The Protest

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordland


2010 Screenwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Kristine Wolbrink

Story Costs

Elborn, IL

St. Charles North High School

Brian Callahan & Jennifer Shoaf

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Elena Georgopoulous

Orlovan Accent

Princeton Walk, NJ

South Brunswick High School

Catherine LaMoreaux

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Stephanie DeVito

On a Tuesday

Kendall Park, NJ

South Brunswick High School

Catherine LaMoreaux

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author)

Kevin Braverman

Somewhere Else Entirely

Chatsworth, CA

Luke Durett

Vapid Transit

Scotch Plains, NJ

Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

James Mason

Keni Herman

Derek Versus the Law

Edwards, CO

Battle Mountain High School

Saundra Borel

Shanine Huggins

Criminal Heirarchy

Rahway, NJ

Rahway High School

Sonia Saadeh

Matthew Mamie

Son of a Supervillain

Westhampton, NJ

Rancocas Valley Regional

Charlotte Chait

Ian Monohan

Night of the Hallowed Dead

Yardley, PA

Pennsbury High School

Robin Karp

Brett Shinn

A Last Kiss Goodnight

Springfield, PA

Springfield High School

Melissa Butler

2010 Playwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Dominic Pescosolido

Red

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordland

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Eric Looney

The More Things Change

Middletown, MD

Marcia Nicklas

Tie for 3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Erin Salavka

Michelle Telford

Stereotypes

Carpool

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordland

Honorable Mention

Jennifer Johnson

The Do-Gooders Society

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Victoria Nordland


2011 Screenwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: TIE for $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Alexander Winchell

Quiz Bowl

Keyport, NJ

Communications H.S.

Ms. Jaime Vander Velde

James Acker

A Less Than Decent Proposal

Moorestown, NJ

Moorestown High School

Ms. Paige Morgan

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Austin LoCicero

Swallow

Damascus, PA

Honesdale High School

Mr. Jason Macey & Ms. Jennifer Burleigh

2012 Screenwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Jack McCafferty

Out on a Limb

Media, PA

Penncrest High School

Mr. Craig Casner

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Akirah Justice

Starburst

Greensboro, NC

Grimsley High School

Mr. Evan Post

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Dennis Galinski

Extra, Extra!

Damascus, PA

Honesdale High School

Ms. Jennifer Burleigh

2012 Playwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Lisa Mueller

Happy As A Clam

Rockville High School

Vernon, CT

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Alaina Demopoulos

Unfinshed Business

Miss Porter's School

Farmington, CT

Mr. Eric Henson

TIE for 3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Kolean Gudalj

Put the Tiger in the Freezer

Cypress Ranch High School

Cypress, TX

Ms. Jane Bankston

Chelsea McDonnell

Happily Ever Afters

Rockville High School

Vernon, CT

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

 

2013 Screenwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Ally Berger

1600

Clarksville, MD

River Hill High School

Mrs. Rachel Schultz

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Alex Klein

Caught in the Middle

Dayton, NJ

South Brunswick High School

Ms. Catherine LaMoreaux

3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Lexx Fusco

Jimmy and the Mysterious Ticking Ball

Glen Mills, PA

Garnet Valley High School

Ms. Robin Brewer

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author): 

Amy Duggan

Plot Twist

Absecon, NJ

Keystone National High School

Mr. Marc Romanelli

Quentin Madia

Friend Splitters

Monmouth Junction, NJ

South Brunswick High School

Ms. Catherine LaMoreaux

Karen Sauter

Compes, Compedis

Red Lion, PA

Red Lion Area Senior High School

Ms. Chera Gardinier

Ethan Tomko

Leaving Airport Square

Lansdale, PA

North Penn High School

Ms. Colleen Felder

2013 Playwriting Contest Winners

Author

Title

Home Town

High School

Teacher(s)

1st Place: $5,000 Drexel University Scholarship

John Green

Linden Avenue

Arlington, VA

Bishop Ireton High School

Ms. Deborah Gilligan

2nd Place: $3,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Emily Sullivan

The Importance of Acting Civilized

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

TIE for 3rd Place: $1,000 Drexel University Scholarship

Kiera Harvell

Quit the Game

Casselberry, FL

Lake Howell High School

Ms. Carol Pilallis

Honorable Mention (In Alphabetical Order, by Author): 

Allison Hawley

Stringing Up Problems

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

RJ Hirsch

Hands

Idyllwild, CA

Idyllwild Arts Academy

Ms. Kim Henderson

Lisa Mueller

500 Words or Less

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

John Ross

Never

Whitehouse Station, NJ

Hunterdon Central Regional High School

Ms. Karen Malzone

Shayla Schoeneberger

Should We?

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

Lauren Silver

Two Plus Two Equals Five

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

Joshua Simpson

Secrets of Olympus

Bethlehem PA

Senior Liberty High School

Mr. Jan Llewellyn

Allison Starr

Some Things Are More Important

Philadelphia, PA

Merion Mercy Academy

Ms. Elizabeth Ueland

Nicholas Thierfeldt

The Beautiful Flower

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund

Courtney West

Possibly Falling for You

Vernon, CT

Rockville High School

Ms. Victoria Nordlund


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