Session 1 Winners: Happiness

Each of the winners will receive their scholarship via mail. Audience Favorite Winners were determined by the number of votes they received by the Session 1 deadline.


Note: Due to the large number of Session 1 entrants, Writers' Square judges have chosen more than 3 Honorable Mention Winners in some divisions.

Division 1

Judges' Winners

First Place ($500): Alan Cai

Second Place ($300): Alvin Cheng

Third Place ($200): Evelyn Luo

Honorable Mentions ($100):

Photography Contest Winner ($100)

Division 2

Judges' Winners

First Place ($700): Nabiha Javed

Second Place ($500): Lucy Qi

Third Place ($300): Gayle Wiltz

Honorable Mentions ($200):

Photography Contest Winner ($100)

Division 3

Judges' Winners

First Place ($1,000): Lauren Danzey

Second Place ($700): Myret Bulgin

Third Place ($500): Fawadul Haq

Honorable Mentions ($300):

Photography Contest Winner ($100)

All English Session 1 essays

All English Session 1 photographs




Session 2 Winners: Fairness

Each of the winners will receive their scholarship via mail. The photography contest winners were determined by the number of Facebook likes they received by the Session 2 deadline.


Note: Due to the large number of Session 2 entrants, Writers' Square judges have chosen more than 3 Honorable Mention Winners in some divisions.

Division 1

Judges' Winners

First Place ($500): Nathan Qiu

Second Place ($300): Emma Wong

Third Place ($200): Ray Zhang

Honorable Mentions ($100):

Photography Contest Winner ($100)

Division 2

Judges' Winners

First Place ($700): Jason Yang

Second Place ($500): Shalea Williams

Third Place ($300): Sama Kreidi

Honorable Mentions ($200):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 3

Judges' Winners

First Place ($1,000): Ayo Akindele

Second Place ($700): Angie Gonzalez

Third Place ($500): Kaitlyn Lindtvedt

Honorable Mentions ($300):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

All English Session 2 essays

All English Session 2 photographs



Session 3 Winners: Greatness

Each of the winners will receive their scholarship via mail. The photography contest winners were determined by the number of Facebook likes they received by the Session 3 deadline.


Note: Due to the large number of Session 3 entrants, Writers' Square judges have chosen more than 3 Honorable Mention Winners in some divisions.

Division 1

Judges' Winners

First Place ($500): Claire Wang

Second Place ($300): Adrian Chan

Third Place ($200): Cindy Liang

Honorable Mentions ($100):

Photography Contest Winner ($100)

  • No winners were selected for Session 3 Division 1.

Division 2

Judges' Winners

First Place ($700): Mihir Gokhale

Second Place ($500): Misk Al-Barrak

Third Place ($300): Courtney Varela 

Honorable Mentions ($200):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 3

Judges' Winners

First Place ($1,000): Kelly Quigley

Second Place ($700): Ayo Akindele

Third Place ($500): Chelsea Peer

Honorable Mentions ($300):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

All English Session 3 Essays


All English Session 3 Photographs