The Best Beginning of a Search for Truth
Editor’s Note: The Cardinal Newman Society recently announced its third annual Essay Scholarship Contest with a $5,000 prize for high school seniors who have signed up for its Recruit Me program. Essays and applications are due by February 18, 2019. Last year, the Contest asked students to reflect on the question, “How will a faithful Catholic college education prepare you for life?” The Newman Society received many impressive responses and has posted some of the runner-up entries, including the one below by Isabelle Thelen of Michigan.
Isabelle ThelenAt the beginning of each cross-country race, my teammates and I would pass around a certain aphorism: