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Benefits

Through participation in Ethics Bowl, Whitworth students gain valuable skills and self-confidence that will serve them throughout their lives, both personally and professionally. Whitworth's Ethics Bowl alumni have gone on to successful careers in law, business, education, communication, teaching and a variety of other professions.

And the Ethics Bowl is fun! Students enjoy the thrill of competition, the fulfillment of reaching personal and team goals, and the lasting friendships among teammates.

Alumni Highlights

Some recent alumni who are pursuing graduate studies:

  • James Eccles, ’17, is studying political science at the University of Chicago.
  • Kaitlin Barnes, ’17, is studying publishing at Portland State University.
  • Brennan Neal, ’16, is studying philosophy at Georgia State University.
  • Jonathan Kim, '15, is in law school at Harvard University.
  • Rebecca Korf, ’15, is studying environmental ethics at the University of Montana.
  • Sarah Streyder, ’15, is studying public policy at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.
  • David Whisenand, ’12, is in law school at Harvard University.

Alumni who are using their education in diverse ways:

  • Peter Dolan, ’14, is an attorney at Ellis Li & McKinstry in Seattle, working with churches and nonprofit organizations.
  • Krister Johnson, ’13, is teaching philosophy and ethics bowl to high school students in Seattle.
  • Max Nelsen, ’12, is the director of labor policy at the Freedom Foundation in Olympia, Wash. 
  • Benjameen “Ja Ja” Quarless, ’12, is teaching eighth-grade science students in Las Vegas.
  • Heather Rauh, ’09, sells real estate in Salem, Ore.
  • Kelly Vincent Weirich, ’09, is teaching philosophy at Seattle Pacific University.
  • Chris Caldwell, ’09, is a student support specialist at Tiffin University in Ohio.