2014 Essay Contest

You and Your 100-Year-Old Self
The Fountain 100th Issue Essay Contest

And the Winners Are…

This contest marked a record amount of participation with over 700 submissions from 49 different countries. We are grateful to all participants for their interest, time, and creativity they committed for this contest.


1st Place

“The Nature of Change”
by Elizabeth Allen
Bowie, MD, United States

2nd Place

“The Fountain”
by Matt Hritz
Painesville, OH, United States

3rd Place

“The Fountain of Old Age”
by Philip Golabuk
Gainesville, FL, United States


Honorable Mentions

Back from the Future: Words of the Wiser Me”
by Tarbia Hamid
Peshawar, Pakistan

“Twenty Forty-Six”
by Jean Blanchard
Eugene, Oregon, United States