Where Are They Now?

Name: Brendan C. Byrne

Elementary School: St. Anthony Catholic School

Year won: 1997

Essay about African American: Thurgood Marshall – A Man of Law and Justice, Civil Rights activist and lawyer, Supreme Court Justice

Goal: acquiring a job which pertains to the law; become a lawyer or a federal law enforcement officer

Where Are They Now?: 

A professional writer: written a great deal of short fiction and have had three novellas published: The Showing of the Instruments (2011), The Training Commission (co-authored with Ingrid Burrington, 2019), and Accelerate (2021). My criticism has appeared in several publications including the Washington Post, The Intercept, and Filmmaker Magazine. Received a Bachelor’s in Russian Studies.


Thank you, Mr. Brendan Byrne, for sharing your information and photo with The Lucinda L. Jasper Scholarship Committee.