The Anthony McKeage Clawson '22 Comedy Prize
CALLING ALL REALISTS, CYNICS, SCIENTISTS AND THOSE POSSESSED WITH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR:
Ben Franklin High School is pleased to announce The Anthony McKeage Clawson '22 Comedy Prize.
Anthony was known for his keen intelligence and curiosity, but his sense of humor is what made him so beloved by all who knew him. Click here to learn more about Anthony’s life and legacy from a television news interview with his mother Valerie Walker. It aired on WWL TV on August 3, 2022.
This prize was established in his memory to inspire Ben Franklin students in any grade to submit a joke or short story with a great punchline of their own creation. The entries will be submitted to the Riverbend Review editorial staff and they will determine a winner. The winning joke or short story will be published in the Riverbend Review and the winning student will also receive a cash prize.
To submit an entry:
Entries are accepted from August 8, 2023 until March 31, 2024.
Ways to donate to this tax-deductible fund:
1. Check: made payable to Friends of Franklin and mailed to:
Benjamin Franklin High School
Attention: Development Office
2001 Leon C. Simon Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
Please indicate on the memo line that the donation is for the “Anthony McKeage Clawson '22 Prize.”
2. Credit card: All major credit cards are accepted. Click the secure button below to donate.
3. Stock transfers: If you wish to make a stock gift, please contact Development Director, Christy Cowart Read ’89 at 504-286-2615 or firstname.lastname@example.org.