Project Hope

2014 Project Hope

Penn State Altoona's Health Advisory Board's Depression/Suicide Prevention committee recently announced the winners of their 2014 Project Hope program.

The project challenged the stigma of mental illness and conveyed the message that it is treatable. Students submitted original short essays, poems, photographs, and other artwork focused on the treatment and prevention of depression and suicide.

The winners of the program are as follows: first place - Tommi Howard, second place - Jessie Blank, third place - Meghin Kerila.

Winner Submissions

2013 Project Hope

Penn State Altoona's Health Advisory Board's Depression/Suicide Prevention committee recently announced the winners of their 2013 Project Hope program.

The project challenged the stigma of mental illness and conveyed the message that it is treatable. Students submitted original short essays, poems, photographs, and other artwork focused on the treatment and prevention of depression and suicide.

The winners of the program are as follows: first place - Mark Leberfinger, second place - Abigail Kurtz, third place - Samantha Reid, fourth place - Rebecca Dively.

Winning Submissions