Write a brief autobiographical sketch, including your journalism background and why you are interested in this course. (300 words)

Give a personal testimony of spiritual redemption and sanctification, including your theological understandings. (300 words)

Write an obituary of a still living famous person. Please choose from the following: Brooks Robinson 1933, Al Kaline 1934, Frank Robinson 1935, 13th Dalai Lama 1935, Ron Paul 1935, Woody Allen 1935, Tony Campolo 1935, Larry McMurtry 1936, Kofi Annan 1938, John Dean 1938, Janet Guthrie 1938, Juan Carlos 1938, Bernard Madoff 1938, Margaret Atwood 1939, Ian McKellan 1939, Alex Trebek 1940, Nancy Pelosi 1940, Chuck Norris 1940, Sadaharu Oh, baseball 1940, Ringo Starr 1940, Paul McCartney 1942 (300-350 words)