HOM-SIGMAA, the History of Mathematics Special Interest Group of the MAA, conducts an annual writing contest for undergraduate students in the history of mathematics. The winning papers for 2009 are as follows:
1st place: Nathan McLaughlin of the University of Montana
2nd place: Tim Chalberg of Pacific Lutheran University
Honorable Mention: Amy Buchmann of Chapman University
The papers may be downloaded by clicking on their titles. HOM-SIGMAA congratulates the winners.