Announcement: SOA releases passing candidate numbers for September 2019 Exam P.

“Actuarially, I Believe This” Contest

Created by the:
Leadership & Development Section

A big thank you!

To everyone who entered the contest and shared your beliefs with us. There were so many compelling essays it was quite difficult to choose the winners. Thank you all for sharing your beliefs with the rest of us.

And now for the prize winners!

First Place ($300):

Rod Keefer, FSA, MAAA, for his entry, “Customers Like Me

Second Place ($200):

Nate Worrell, FSA, MAAA, “The Intricacies of Idiocy

Best Connection of Belief to Actuarial Work ($150):

Brian Hinkle, FSA, for his entry, “We’re All in This Together

Honorable Mention:

James F. Clark, FSA, MAAA, for his entry, “Actuarial Work is Human Work

We would like to thank Dr. Bob Mielke, Professor of English at Truman State University, our judge, for all of his time, work and support of this contest. And especially, a big thank you to everyone who entered this contest. We hope you found as much inspiration in writing the essays as we have found in reading them.

See you next time around,
The Leadership & Development Section Council

Read all the essays: