“The school depends not on man, or any set of men. God planted it, and we are but gardeners to take care of it.”  –George H. Brimhall


The BYU Student Alumni Association and descendants of former BYU president George H. Brimhall honor the founders of Brigham Young University each year at Homecoming with the Brimhall Essay Contest. The competition is designed to encourage high levels of scholarship among BYU students and promote understanding and appreciation of BYU’s mission and legacy and the challenges of its great founders. The 2018 honored founder will be Ray Beckham.

2018 contest information will be posted June 25, 2018.

Read previous winning essays by clicking on one of the following links:

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