Paul Engle Essay Contest Podcasts

Brenna Griffin’s Students

“Journey Through Winter”
by Muhammad Arsallan

“Beauty is Calling”
by Sophia Bailey

Paul Engle Essay
by Noelle Beckner

Paul Engle Essay
by Addison Blake

Lost & Found”
by Sam Dupree

“Winter Wonderland”
by Olivia Eagan

“A Different Man”
by Lillie Fitzgerald

They Worked for It”
by Layne Gentry

Paul Engle Essay
by Blake Gleason

My Chapters”
by John Harrison

“More Than Corn and Butter Cows”
by Rosie Hawbaker

by Savoy Hiesterman

“The Sunday of Many Fish”
by Trenton Holden

Adventures of Quandas”
by Quandas Jackson

Paul Engle Essay
by Lauryn Jensen

“A Baseball Memory”
by Miles Koleczek

by Anthony Lane

“Falling for Sturgis”
by Mindy Li

Baseball Game on a Warm Summer Afternoon”
by Aidan Martin

“A Perfect Pumpkin”
by Sam Mennen

“A Day at the Lake”
by Hana Moran

Warm Relaxing Trail”
by Kaden Murty

“The Field”
by Tommy Paulsen

“Sense of Belonging”
by Hannah Post

“Paintings in the Moment”
by Emma Schaul

“Family Fishing and Iowa Weather”
by Alex Schmidt

A Random Drive”
by Delaney Shaw

Coming Home”
by Madison Shock

“Summer Adventure”
by Denis Sisic

“A Dream of Football”
by Brayden Smith

by Tucker Turner

“Rough Wrestling”
by Logan Vallejo

Nothing Exciting Happens in Iowa (or so I thought)”
by Mandi Warren

“Defying the Odds”
by Lincoln Willett

“Summertime Woes”
by Landon Wolf

First Catch”
by Loren Yarrow

Matt Klemesrud’s Students

“A Hike in the Woods”
by Addie Anderson


“A Beautiful Awakening”
by Reese Balvanz


by Greta Berta


“Iowa Moment”
by Amitoz Brar


“A Winter’s Woods”
by Erin Buchholz


“Walk of a Lifetime”
by Avery Canfield


“The Wonders of the Willow”
by Natalie DeGabriele


“Death to Life”
by Connor Derhammer


“Escaping Reality”
by Kathleen Duggan


“Outside or Inside?”
by Will Eastman


“A Day of Fishing”
by Kyle Eckhoff


“A Tuesday Drive”
by Owen Flack


Paul Engle Contest Essay
by Henry Fredrick


“Whistling in the Woods”
by Kyle Graves


by Reagan Hays


“With the Flow”
by Lex Hesse


“Gone Fishing”
by Drew Hoth


“Cherish Every Moment”
by Jayden Kaeppel


“Eternal Peace”
by Joe Knutson


by Jack Michel


“The Beauty of Being Lost”
by Elijah Mickey


“A Bad Day Made Great”
by Zach Neese


“Monumental Catch of My Life”
by Mitchell Pagel


“Get Back Up”
by Carson Poock


“Life Flows Like a River”
by Arianna Qualls


“The Lake”
by Zach Rogers


“The Garden”
by Cory Roth

“A Cornucopia of Emotions”
by Connor Ryan


“The Thrill of Iowa Football”
by Logan Saak


“Mushroom Hunting”
by Amel Saric


“Friday Night Lights”
by Landon Schaul


“The Seeds of Change”
by Molly Schlotfeldt


“Night Riders”
by Alex Sharp


“A Ride Down the River”
by Blake Smith


“Fishing for the First Time
by Trevor Soukup


“Under the Lights”
by Sarah Swailes


“Through a Shallow Creek”
by Austin Sternhagen


“Under the Lights”
by Tayten Taylor


“An A-maze-ing Discovery”
by Ryan Venem


“Into the Woods”
by Lily Watson


“Big Varsity”
by Jayson Weiland


Brian Winkel’s Students

“I Am Iowa”
by Alexis Basurto


“Little Lawn”
by Ben Bowman


“Memories of My Youth”
by Faith Cremeans


“Trailing Feet”
by Ashley Doyle


by Gage Flanscha


“Frogs and Toads”
by Spencer Johnson


“Winter Monster”
by Jack Jorgensen


“Another Rip”
by Devin Myhr


“Nature Walk”
by Ethan Murray


“Extra Ordinary Father”
by Grace Penrith


“The Little Iowa Creek”
by Ashlyn Sawyer


“Farming in Iowa”
by Justin Simpson


by Lindsey Sires


“Down by the Creek”
by Nick Thompson


“State Park”
by Kaelyn Walker


by Connor Weih


“Winter Wonderland”
by Clare Williams

“From Chicago to Iowa”
by Capri Wilson