In our "Censored in America" essay contest, we selected 125 winning essays from 3,804 submitted! Congratulations to our 2016 First and Second Place winners (Collin Lehmann, 1st place winner, and Alexandra Diamond, 2nd place winner).

1ST PLACE
2ND PLACE

1st place winner Collin Lehmann (right) and 2nd place winner Alexandra Diamond (left), with John Stossel before the taping.

1st place winner Collin Lehmann with his mother and teacher Michelle Lehmann (left), father Peter Lehmann (right), and John Stossel.

2nd place winner Alexandra Diamond (left) with her teacher, Corinne Woodworth (right), and John Stossel after the taping.

3RD PLACE
4TH PLACE
5TH PLACE