2011 Essays Winning Entries

K-5th Grade

Finding My Lifetime Story
Portia Pliam / 1st Place

Losing a Friend and Discovering Faith
Faith Leung / 2nd Place

Lost and Found: An Adopted Real Story
Grace Meijuan Wang / 3rd Place

6th-8th Grade

From “There and Then” to “Here and Now”
Payal Ahuja / 1st Place

My loss of a Sibling
Alisa Kitazawa Snow / 2nd Place

Finding Your Roots
Sarisha Kurup / 3rd Place

9th-12th Grade

Dance Dance Revolution: A Game of Cultural Confusion
Isabella Tumaneng / 1st Place

Once Again, From the Top
Philip Chang / 2nd Place

Finding An Identity
Chloe Kidder / 3rd Place