Entries for the 2019 Gerry Mulligan Essay Contest came in to the foundation offices from around the country, and on behalf of the Gerry & Franca Mulligan Foundation, the judges are pleased to announce the following winners:
First Place – winner of $500.00: Xander C. of Georgia
Second Place – winner of $250: Angela Z. of Texas
Third Place – winner of $100.00: Joanna T. of Ohio
Our judges were so impressed with the quality of the entries that the following students have received Honorable Mention and will each receive $50.00:
Tatum J. of Virginia; Lexi C. of Louisiana; Kaylee H. of Missouri; Jackson F. of Arizona; Ashleigh H. of Kentucky; Kirha B. of Missouri; Katherine M. of Wyoming; Serena W-M of Florida, and Owen K. of Montana.
Once we’ve been in touch with these talented youngsters we will be publishing their winning entries on Facebook and on the Gerry Mulligan website: www.gerrymulligan.com. However, if you are one of the students mentioned, and have not heard from us, please contact us by responding to this post.
Gerry would be so impressed to read their essays, and pleased to know how much his music still resonates with younger generations!