Essay Contest


We are pleased to announce the winners of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Centennial Essay Contest:

  • Grand Prize ($3000): Bradley R. Smith, J.D. Candidate Temple University Beasley School of Law 2015.
  • Award of Distinction ($2000): Catherine M. Contino, J.D. Candidate Villanova University School of Law 2015.

Please join us to honor these outstanding scholars at our gala reception and dinner on June 1.

Mr. Smith’s essay, Pennsylvania’s Mental Lapse–a History of Pennsylvania’s Treatment of Mental Disabilities Caused by Mental Stress in Workers’ Compensation, is posted here (Mental-MentalWinningEssaySmith) and will be published in the commemorative volume edited by Hon. David B. Torrey.

For a historical record of the essay contest announcement and rules, click here.