Videos of 2014 William Sloane Coffin Prize Speeches

All of the 2014 contestants who chose to make public the video of their speech are listed below. Just click the play button that appears, and the video should start.  The speeches are divided into two categories: Spirituality & Faith, and Social Justice & Activism.  The prizewinner in each category is at the top of the relevant column.  The sound quality is not as good this year, for which we apologize.  We are working on it, and hope to have the sound come direct from the microphone to the camera again next year!

In the Spirituality & Faith category:

Watch Teddy Cohan, ’16, winner, give his prizewinning speech “Reclaiming the American Dream”
Watch Won Jun Kuk ’14 give his speech “Redefining Hyphenated America”
Watch Yasick Nemenov ’16 give his speech “On the Protests in Ukraine”

In the Social Justice & Activism category:

Watch Chelsea Thomeer ’17, winner, give her prizewinning speech “The Inaudible Parenthetical”
Watch Michael Druker ’17 give his prizewinning speech “Emotional Vulnerability in the Age of Individualism”
Watch Pat Megley ’14 give his speech “Living Generously”