First Annual Turner Intergenerational Essay Awards* Winners Announced!

turner_award_medallion_2020Thank you to all of the current and former Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC) attendees for submitting your story about the impact of your experience at The Mount. Each one was meaningful and beautiful and choosing the winners was extremely difficult. We look forward to hearing more of these stories in the future so stay tuned for information about another upcoming contest! 

To read the winning essays please click on the links below.


Current Students

1st Place - Silas Christensen

2nd Place - Kieran Lyons

3rd Place - Shilo Stankee


Ages 5-8

1st Place - Lilah Demsky

2nd Place - Eliza DeLapp

3rd Place - Leo Comazzetto


Ages 9-18

1st Place - Andrew Kloeppel

2nd Place - Nathan Kellison-Miller

3rd Place - Atticus Hodapp


Over 18

1st Place - Emily Levin

2nd Place - Kathleen Hooks

3rd Place - Keely McCool


*This award is in honor and in memory of Dyke R. Turner, the visionary architect who was key in inspiring and then designing the program and spaces back in 1991, in collaboration with Joan Whitley, Program Director, and Charlene Boyd, Administrator.