The Admiral Callaghan Society is pleased to announce that its annual essay contest for SI students will begin next month. The writing prompt can be found here — essays must be submitted by April 11, 2022.
The award for the top essay is $3000. There are also monetary prizes for the top sophomore and the top freshman essays.
Admiral Daniel J Callaghan, a St. Ignatius graduate and devout Catholic, gave his life for his country and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroics at the Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942.