The theme for the 2014 Diversity Contest was Weirdness. Students were asked to reflect on Weirdness as a social stigma, as a source of wonder in nature, and as a force that challenges the status quo.
Projects were accepted in four areas:
Students submitted more than 100 entries. Thank you to all who participated. Below are the winning entries. First-place winners in each category receive $1,000. Second-place winners in each category receive $500.
Congratulations to the 2014 winners.
Linn Konrad of Oak Ridge for Unique World
Miranda Conger of Oak Ridge for Arachnodactyly
David Van Horn of Kingston for Weird Nights
Sara Bellah of Oak Ridge for Land of Odd
John Sanders of Kingston for A Better World
Tabatha Benavidez of Clinton for A Work in Progress
Adam White of Rocky Top for There's No Time
Kassandra Weeks of Jamestown for Moon Dweller
Antonia Nelson of Oakdale (untitled)
Danielle Cherry of Harriman for Parachute