Essays on WBAA will air Monday thru Friday March 4-8th & again March 11-15 at 1:33pm & 4:30pm. Each author is featured daily on WBAA News and in the Journal & Courier.
Community Reception is Saturday, March 16th, 3-4:30 pm at Duncan Hall where the authors will read their essay.
2019 Program Information:
2019 marks the second year where WBAA, along with the Lafayette Daybreak Rotary Club, the Journal & Courier, Duncan Hall, and Purdue College of Education, partnered to ask high school seniors to share what they believe.
This I Believe is WBAA's first essay program for West Central Indiana (Lafayette area) high school seniors. An expression of where their minds are as they are about to enter the adult world.
This I Believe was started by journalist Edward R. Murrow in 1951 to allow anyone able to distil the guiding principles by which they lived. The top 10 essays will be chosen and authors will read their essay at the Lafayette Daybreak Rotary where they will also receive a $100 scholarship check from the Rotarians. The essays will air on WBAA and also be printed in the Journal & Courier. The program will conclude with a reception at Duncan Hall on March 16th from 3-4:30 pm. where each author will read their essay.
WBAA will air the winner's essays in their authors’ voices March 4-8th & March 11-15th at these times: 6- 8 am live promos, and 1:33 pm & 4:30 pm (approximately) live essays and each essay will also be featured in the Journal & Courier. The audio may also be streamed at WBAA.org.
Partners include: Journal & Courier, Duncan Hall, Purdue College of Education, & Lafayette Daybreak Rotary.
Check out the winning essays from our 2018 contest below.
2019 TIB Essayists:
2018 TIB Essayists:
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