Logan Raschke, of Geneseo, placed second in Black Hawk College's 2016 Thomas Batell Scholarship Essay Contest.

Logan Raschke, of Geneseo, placed second in Black Hawk College’s 2016 Thomas Batell Scholarship Essay Contest.

Student essays had to address the contest theme, “How My Community College Has Changed My Life.”

The winners received $200 for first place, $100 for second place and $50 for third place.

In addition to Raschke, winners included Alexander Wilcox, of Moline, and Allison Hand, of Woodhull.

Raschke is a 2016 graduate of Geneseo High School.