Ethan Lester of Abilene Christian University Graduate School provided the winning paper for the 2018 competition. Titled: "The Doctrine of the Trinity in the thought of David Lipscomb," Ethan presented his paper during the 2018 SCJ Conference, April 6-7, hosted by Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan. The $250 prize, provided by the Disciples of Christ Historical Society, was presented to Ethan at the conference by Newell Williams of Brite Divinity School, and Douglas Foster of Abilene Christian University. The judges were from three universities representing the three streams of the movement. Seven students from three graduate schools submitted papers.