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2021-22 Teaching Today WI

Dream Career Essay Contest


We would like to say a big hearty thank you to all of the high school and middle school students who shared their Dream Careers with us! Thank you to the teachers who inspire them!

Choosing the Winning and Honorable Mention entries is always a very difficult task. Some entries bring a laugh, a smile and even a tear. What has really stood out has been the passion, sincerity, and heart that is present in the words from so many of these young people. 

Below you'll find this year's winners and their essays. We hope you'll enjoy reading them as much as we did. Watch for the 2022-23 Dream Career Essay Contest this fall in the pages of Teaching Today WI™


High School Winners:

Cheyanne T. — Psychologist, Prairie du Chien High School

Brandon G. — Actuary, Ronald Reagan High School

Nathan G. — Automotive Service Technician, Arrowhead Union High School

Khloe K. — Greenhouse Business, Cornell High School

Rachel L. — Agriculture/Veterinarian, Cornell High School

Marijke de V. — Architect, Arrowhead Union High School


High School Honorable Mentions:

Annie B. — Criminal Justice and Psychology, Arrowhead Union High School

Nina A. – Nurse, Arrowhead Union High School

Allison M.— Cyber Security Analyst, Prairie Du Chien High School

William D. — Electrician, Cornell High School

Jadyn G. — Doctor, Prairie du Chien High School

Jack B. — Engineering, Arrowhead Union High School


Middle School Winners:

Stella B. — Mental Health Counselor, River Ridge Middle School

Zoey N. — Children's Therapist, River Ridge Middle School

Tyler M. — Builder, River Ridge Middle School

Hailey M. — Actress, Bay View Middle School

Addalyn B. — Astronaut, Bay View Middle School

Griffin S. — Mechanic, Bay View Middle School


Middle School Honorable Mentions:

Ella M. — Ultrasound Technician, Bay View Middle School

Ava N. — Sports and a Personal Trainer, River Ridge Middle School

Reese M. — Personal Care Aide, River Ridge Middle School

Anna K. — Police Officer, River Ridge Middle School

Cassidy G. — Photographer, Bay View Middle School

Peighton L. — Interior Designer, Bay View Middle School


For questions about our Dream Career Essay Contest, please contact: Andria –, 715-360-4875

Or Renee –, 715-839-7074