2011 Young Writers Contest Winners!

2011 Young Writers Contest Winners

Group 1 (Ages 6-9)

First: Joshua Schlachter, Lakeview Elementary,  Yorba Linda, Best Player
Second: Charlotte Oxley, Echo Horizon School, Culver City, Having a Monster of a Dad
Third: Andrea Aileen Yagher, Wesley School, North Hollywood, "The Florescent Flower" (poem)

Honorable Mentions
Madeline Aguilar, Holy Name of Mary School, San Dimas, Lily
Gabriella Diaz, ,Our Lady of the Assumption, Claremont, Wiener Dog
Averey Kennedy, Homeschool, Mount Baldy,The Journey of Dancing Eagle
Sophia Penn, Echo Horizon School, Los Angeles, Cocoa Beans
Molly Fry, Cullen Elementary School, Glendora, The Disappearing Bunny
Alyssa Fuentes, Sutherland School, Glendora, Surfrella

Group 2 (Ages 10 - 13) 
First: Jason Fong, Rolling Hills Country Day School, Manhattan Beach, "Go Back to Asia" (poem)
Second: Carrie Pritt, Homeschool, Walkersville, Maryland, The Real Hansel and Gretel
Third: Jacob Landsberg, Chaparral Elementary, Claremont, Why I'd Rather Watch the Discovery Channel

Honorable Mentions
Eve Levenson, Brawerman Elementary School, Los Angeles, Where Am I From?
Zayba Qamar,  Foothill Country Day School, Claremont, Mayhem In the Mist
Chris Well, Broadoaks, Monrovia, The Change
Caroline Combs, Echo Horizon School, Los Angeles, SOLD!
Jerica Dunton, Allen Avenue Elementary, LaVerne, Brackenfoot’s Story

Group 3 (Ages 14+)
First: Trevin Smith, Canyon High, Elizabeth Lake, The Mannequin Man
Second: Ariel Dankner, Milken Community High School, Sherman Oaks, "Riding Youth" (poem)
Third:  Anita Ziesmann, Glendora High, Glendora, The Red Moon

Honorable Mentions
Cheyenne Romero, Colony High, Ontario, The Thousand Thoughts of a Warrior
Ilia Willison, Upland Christian Academy, Upland, The Sophist’s Journey
Kennedy Valenzuela, Bonita High, LaVerne, Climbing the Oak Tree
Anna (Nick) Russell, Flintridge Preparatory, Pasadena, The Place of My Birth
Kaija Bosket, Canyon High School, Canyon Country, The Plumber

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