Congratulations to the 2022 Maurice R. Hilleman essay contest winners! 

Cole Hogan

Julia Li

Adalia Ligon

Lindsay McBride

Ravi Prévost

Soroush Torfehnejad

Congratulations to the teachers named in winning students’ entries! Each received a signed copy of Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong, written by Paul A. Offit, MD and a 1-year, complimentary membership to the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), compliments of NABT.

C. Baker
Rosemary Evans
Kambria Metcalfe

Jess Reid
Sarah Russell
Denise Vinton


The Vaccine Education Center would like to thank our Canadian co-sponsors for helping us expand the Maurice R. Hilleman Essay Contest into Canada this year.

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We would also like to thank our contest patrons:

  • National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)
  • Mrs. Lorraine Hilleman