Winners of 2015 Moral Purpose Award announced

Moral PurposeThe Kenan Moral Purpose Award is given for the best undergraduate student essay on the role a liberal arts education plays in students’ exploration of the personal and social purposes by which to orient their future and the intellectual, emotional, and moral commitments that make for a full life. In partnership with the Parr Center for Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, KIE provides the winning undergraduate from each school with a cash prize.

The winning Duke student is Sofía Manfredi, a Pittsburgh native and senior at Duke University, where she is majoring in biology and English. She will graduate this December. Recent UNC-CH graduate and philosophy major Erik Augustine received the other award.

Read both of their award winning essays and join us in congratulating them on their achievements.