Writing Contest Winners

Essay Contest Winners

Adult
1st Place: Amy Mermelstein, Cabin John, MD
2nd place: Nancy Huidekoper, Chevy Chase, MD
3rd place: Denyse Tannenbaum, Washington, D.C.

Honorable Mention: Robbie Maakestad, Fairfax, VA
Honorable Mention: Peng Wu, Washington, D.C.
 

High School
1st Place: Jack Kiyonaga, Gonzaga College High School
2nd place: Ruslan Gabidoulline, St. Albans
3rd place: Amy Hesselroth, Sherwood High School
Honorable Mention: Victoria Yang, Thomas Jefferson HS for Science and Technology

Short Story Contest Winners

Adult
1st Place: Adam Brown, Washington, D.C.
2nd place: Katie Avagliano, Bethesda, MD
3rd Place: Brianna Treanor, Washington, D.C.
Honorable Mention: Robert Granader, Bethesda, MD

Honorable Mention:Tim Proser, Bethesda, MD

High School
1st Place: Elizabeth McCarver, Bethesda Chevy Chase High School
2nd Place: Keira DiGaetano, Richard Montgomery High School
3rd Place: Eva Shapiro, Woodrow Wilson High School
Honorable Mention: Melvin Lewis, Richard Montgomery High School
Honorable Mention: Sam Lieberman, Landon School
Honorable Mention: Cara Schultz, The Field School

Poetry Contest Winners

1st Place: Mark McCaig, Tracy's Landing, MD
2nd place: Bill Glose, Yorktown, VA
3rd place: Alice Yanhong Lu, Rockville, MD

Honorable Mention: Henry Allen, Takoma Park, MD
Honorable Mention: Shirley Brewer, Baltimore, MD
Honorable Mention: Kelly Foster, Fairfax, VA
Honorable Mention: Ashley Hutson, Sharpsburg, MD
Honorable Mention: Maggie Rosen, Silver Spring, MD
Young Poet: Anna Dove, Somerset, VA
Young Poet: Zoë Friedman, Silver Spring, MD
Young Poet: Nikita Ladd, Bethesda, MD