The Ohio State University at Marion

Harding Symposium 2020

Student wins $1000 scholarship award for Harding essay

Congratulations to Kyle Meddles, winner of the inaugural Warren G. Harding Symposium Award. Meddles was announced as the winner of a $1000 scholarship award at the 2020 Warren G. Harding Symposium, which was held virtually on Saturday, September 26th. His essay was chosen by a committee composed of Ohio State Marion faculty and staff and based on following criteria: theme topic adherence, creativity, insights and perspectives, and composition. Essays were centered on the symposium theme "America in 1920: The Year of Warren G. Harding." The focus was on 1920, the year that our nation’s attention turned to Marion, Ohio during the famous “front porch” campaign of Senator Warren G. Harding. >>> READ THE WINNING ESSAY