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Congratulations to the 2024 Maurice R. Hilleman Essay Contest Winners!

Jade Amberg

Lexie Gordon

Mara McClellan

Pramathas Paul

Jacob Rogers

Kai Salgado

Esther Schonberger

Hayden Wu 

Congratulations to the teachers named in winning students’ entries! Each received a signed copy of a book written by Paul A. Offit, MD and a 1-year membership to the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), compliments of NABT.

Georgia Byers
Jacob Cheung
Julie Kokan
Lauren Martini
John Mead
Jiju Rachel Sam - 2 winners 
Charles Zeiher

 The Vaccine Education Center would like to thank our 2024 contest co-sponsors:

2024 essay contest co-sponsor logos

We would also like to thank Mrs. Lorraine Hilleman for her ongoing support and participation in the contest.