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Students Win Scholarship Reward for Writing Competition

Fontbonne University seniors Sarah Kriete of Crestwood and Robert Jay Matejcek of Clayton recently earned first and second place, respectively, in the Whitney R. and Anna Harris Speaker Series writing competition. The students wrote papers concentrating on the theme of ethics, leadership and public responsibility. First place earned a $1,000 scholarship award and second yielded $500.

Kriete’s paper, "Enron’s Failure of Ethics," discussed the corporate giant’s recent headline-grabbing legal troubles, while Matejcek’s paper, "Corporate Scandals and Their Impact on Stakeholders," discussed how scandals can hurt a company’s number one client.