Session 1 Winners

All winners are invited to the Writers' Square Awards Banquet (Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Hilton Hotel Los Angeles/San Gabriel). Each of the winners will receive their scholarship via mail, and winners must attend the Awards Banquet to receive their trophy. 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): Rebecca Wei

Second Place ($300): Rebecca Mannor

Third Place ($200): Allison Li

Honorable Mentions ($100):


Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 2

Judges' Winners

First Place ($700): Nadina Mrkaljevic

Second Place ($500): Julia Tofan

Third Place ($300): Gianfranco Filice

Honorable Mentions ($200):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 3

Judges' Winners

First Place ($1,000): Isabel Shen

Second Place ($700): Krystyl Chwa

Third Place ($500): Bo-Xuan Lee

Honorable Mentions ($300):


Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

All English Session 1 essays



Session 2 Winners

All winners are invited to the Writers' Square Awards Banquet (Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Hilton Hotel Los Angeles/San Gabriel). Each of the winners will receive their scholarship via mail, and winners must attend the Awards Banquet to receive their trophy. Audience Favorite Winners were determined by the number of votes 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): Allison Li

Second Place ($300): Caitlyn Cai

Third Place ($200): Rebecca Wei

Honorable Mentions ($100):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 2

Judges' Winners

First Place ($700): Georgiana Soo

Second Place ($500): Pariti Sutaria

Third Place ($300): Miranda Diaz

Honorable Mentions ($200):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 3

Judges' Winners

First Place ($1,000): Karen Cheng

Second Place ($700): Aatif Hashmi

Third Place ($500): Lauren Twele

Honorable Mentions ($300):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

All English Session 2 essays



Session 3 Winners: Environment

All winners are invited to the Writers' Square Awards Banquet (Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Hilton Hotel Los Angeles/San Gabriel). Each of the winners will receive their scholarship via mail, and winners must attend the Awards Banquet to receive their trophy. Audience Favorite Winners were determined by the number of votes 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): Erin Sun

Second Place ($300): Shirley Xu

Third Place ($200): Tyler Liu

Honorable Mentions ($100):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 2

Judges' Winners

First Place ($700): Brittani Harvey

Second Place ($500): Arnav Kanodia

Third Place ($300): Ari’ Ana Jenkins

Honorable Mentions ($200):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

Division 3

Judges' Winners

First Place ($1,000): Roland Truong

Second Place ($700): Abraham Rahim-Boroujerdi

Third Place ($500): Rachel Hutchings

Honorable Mentions ($300):

Audience Favorite Winner ($100)

All English Session 3 essays