Sponsored by the ASIS Academic Programs Council and administered by the ASIS Foundation, the ASIS International Student Writing Competition rewards students who conduct research, engage in thoughtful deliberation, and write an academic paper between 3,000 and 6,000 words on an issue relevant to the security and assets protection profession.
The winners of the 2012 competition, which closed in December, are:
Cody Wortham, Winner, Sam Houston State University
Kenneth Boyte, Honorable Mention, American Military University
Katelyn Natter, Winner, California University of Pennsylvania
Howard Heman, Honorable Mention, John Jay University
The undergraduate winner will receive $1,000, and the graduate winner $1,500. Each winner also receives complimentary registration to one of ASIS' annual events - the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits, ASIS European Conference, Asia/Pacific Conference, or Middle East Conference. Two Honorable Mention award winners receive $500 each.