NYT student editorial contest winners revealed

Real-world issues from the college admissions scandal to climate change, social media to sex education, guns to grade point averages, voting to vaping.

A total of 10,509 essays, 42 judges, five rounds of judging — and roughly 4,700,000 student-written words all told.

Those are this spring’s stats for a contest that has grown every year since it began in 2014.

The Winners of Our Sixth Annual Student Editorial Contest: Teenagers Tell Us What Matters Most to Them