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Writing, Art, & Film Contest 2015

Winning Entries!

The Holocaust Writing, Art, and Film Contest, offered in memory of Jacob Friedman, supports common core standards, encourages students to use primary sources, and challenges students to connect history to current local and global events.

Over 700 students from more than 60 schools participated in this year's contest, responding to the theme, How can the lessons of the Holocaust inspire you to help make the world a better place?

Thank you to everyone who participated!

 

FILM – 9TH-12TH GRADE
1st Place: Andres O’Beirne, Grade 10. Eastside Catholic High School, Sammamish. Teacher: Kathleen Gambee.

2nd Place: Jason Weigel, Grade 11. The Northwest School, Seattle. Teacher: Suzanne Bottelli.

3rd Place: Jason Woolley, Grade 8, with mixed class. Kent Mountain View Academy, Des Moines. Teacher: Amanda Greear.

 

Special Recognition:
Marina LaBossier, Grade 11. Eastside Catholic High School, Sammamish. Teacher: Aimee O’Donnell.

 

Steven Matias, Grade 12. Arts and Technology High School, Marysville. Teacher: Tarek Al-Rashid.

1st Place - Rosie ZhouART – 5TH/6TH GRADE
1st Place: Rosie Zhou, Grade 6. Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.

 

 

 

 

A1 2nd-TakeAStand sm2nd Place: Kolin Almeida, Grade 6, Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.

 


A1 3rd- Rainbow Star with Words sm3rd Place: Sydney Samuels, Grade 6, Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Seattle. Teacher: Henry Honig.

 

 

Special Recognition:
A1 HM- Never forget watercolor with quotes smMitchel Freeman, Grade 6. Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.

 

 

A1 HM-CampGates.edit smTommy Kimmel, Grade 6. Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.

 

ART – 7TH/8TH GRADE
1st Place Al Benoliel1st Place: Al Benoliel, Grade 8. Seattle Hebrew Academy, Seattle. Teacher: Elizabeth Ebersole.

 

 

 

A-2 2nd- Arms with Tattoos Drawing sm2nd Place: Katrina Fernandez, Grade 8. Meridian Middle School, Kent. Teacher: Debora Robinson.

 

 

 

 

A2 3rd sm3rd Place: Joey Hanan, Grade 8. Seattle Hebrew Academy, Seattle. Teacher: Elizabeth Ebersole.

 

 

Special Recognition:

  

A-2 HM - Embracing GirlsEli Glick, Grade 8. Seattle Hebrew Academy, Seattle. Teacher: Elizabeth Ebersole.

 

 

 

 

  

A-2 HM - Free yet Still in Pain smBahar Bashizada, Grade 8. Meridian Middle School, Kent. Teacher: Debora Robinson.

 

 

 

 

A2 HM-Print-smHaley Hughes, Grade 8. Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR. Teacher: Carol Birdsell.

 

 

A-2 HM - Books drawing with Pencil editsmDevin Schafer, Grade 8. Lind-Ritzville Middle School, Ritzville. Teacher: Rita Fryberger.

 

 

 

 

ART – 9TH-12TH GRADE
1st Place - Penny Rhines1st Place: Penny Rhines, Grade 11. Homeschool. University Place.

 

 

 

 

 

A3 2nd-Harpy.crop2 sm2nd Place: Amira Abdel-Fattah, Grade 10. Garfield High School, Seattle. Teacher: Alan Kahn.

 

 

 

A3 3rd-Collage.cropsm3rd Place: Nathan Schliesman, Grade 10. Seattle Prep, Seattle. Teacher: Jen Freeman.

 

 

  

Special Recognition:
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Sally Carroll, Grade 12. Eastside Catholic, Sammamish. Teacher: Matt Knott

 

 

 

A3 HM Collage with Newspaper smNatalie Pederson, Grade 10. Seattle Prep, Seattle. Teacher: Jen Freeman.

WRITING – 5TH/6TH GRADE

1st Place: Place: Emma Owen, Grade 6. Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.
2nd Place: Rosie Zhou, Grade 6. Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.
3rd Place: Lucia Rae Santos, Grade 6. Lake Washington Girls Middle School, Seattle. Teacher: Theresa Falk.
Special Recognition:
Blake Layton, Grade 6. Moran Prairie Elementary, Spokane. Teacher: Paul Regelbrugge.

WRITING – 7TH/8TH GRADE
1st Place: Hannah Castrogiovanni, Grade 8. Jewish Day School, Bellevue. Teacher: Nance Adler.
2nd Place: Haidyn Hall, Grade 7. Selah Intermediate School, Selah. Teacher: Lorri Clifton.
3rd Place (tie): Merdian Wappett, Grade 8. Moscow Middle School, Moscow, ID. Teacher: Ryan Goodson.
3rd Place (tie): Halle Aaby, Grade 7. Seattle Christian School, SeaTac. Teacher: Susan Sieg.

WRITING – 9TH-12TH GRADE
1st Place: Sarah Bosworth, Grade 10. Eastside Catholic High School, Sammamish. Teacher: Aimee O’Donnell.
2nd Place: Benjamin Crosby, Grade 9. Homeschool, Burlington. Teacher: Tena Crosby.
3rd Place: Brittney Figaro, Grade 9. Kent Mountain View Academy, Des Moines. Teacher: Nora Douglass.
Special Recognition:
Kathleen Davis, Grade 10. St. Helens High School, St. Helens, OR. Teacher: Carrie McCallum.
Paulina Pena, Grade 10. Jackson High School, Mill Creek. Teacher: Eric Bush.

 

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