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— NY Daily News

Past Winners

2015 Phillip Golub
2014 Andrew Hsu
2013 Scott Etan Feiner
2012 Emily Cooley
2011 Dylan Mattingly
2010 Chris Rogerson
2009 William Zuckerman
2008 Stephen Feigenbaum
2007 Tudor Dominik Maican
2006 Michael Brown
2005 Eric Nathan
2004 Sebastian Chang
2003 Suspended because of 9/11
2002 Suspended because of 9/11
2001 Evan Johnson
2000 David Vitale
1999 Maya Levina
1998 William J. Lackey