EssayJolt Scholarship

EssayJolt is proud to announce the winner of our 2008 scholarship for New Jersey high school juniors and seniors—Michelle Slosberg of Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School. Michelle wins a $500 college scholarship. The scholarship committee also wishes to honor Michael Nee of Atlantic City High School as a runner-up. Read Michelle's essay and Michael's essay. The question was: "Tell us about the most memorable meal you've ever experienced."

EssayJolt would like to thank all the students who submitted entries. The judges were excited to read about everyone's culinary experiences.


Adela Brito writes and edits music and art reviews, as well as educational materials. She translates texts into Spanish and has sixteen years of teaching experience. You can check out her music blog at

Vanessa Bush's career as a writer and editor has included positions at Life Magazine and Glamour. At Essence Magazine she served as Fashion and Beauty Features Editor, Senior Parenting and Features Editor, Lifestyle Director, and Executive Editor. She recently left Essence to head out on her own as a freelancer.

Carol Forget writes articles on health and fitness, beauty, arts and entertainment, wine, and real estate for the NY Daily News, Queens Chronicle, Beauty Addict, and New York Living Magazine. She also has a background as a sculptor.

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