Essay Topic: Name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why.
Congratulations to our 2016 Essay Contest Winners
Grand Prize: Sofia Altamura, Long Island Lutheran, Brookville, NY, Grade 12 "Hilda Solis"
Runner Up: Jazailis Gual, Belleville HS, Belleville, NJ, Grade 9 "Gladis Garcia"
Runner Up: Kiana Ziadkhanour, Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS, Plainview, NY, Grade 11 "Christina Figueres"
Runner Up: Sophia Takvorian, Manhasset Secondary School, Manhasset, NY, Grade 12 "Frida Kahlo"
Grand Prize: Jasleen Kaur, Robert Frost MS, Deer Park, NY Grade 8 "Sergio Aguero"
Runner Up: Zoe Smidt, Longwood Junior HS, Middle Island, NY, Grade 8 "Pope Francis"
Runner Up: Isha Shrivastava, Linwood MS, North Brunswick, NJ, Grade 6 "Pam Munoz Ryan"
Runner Up: Tiyon Hargrove, Cesar A. Batalla School, Bridgeport, CT, Grade 7 "Lin-Manuel Miranda"
Grand Prize: Andrew Conness, Eureka HS, Eureka, CA, Grade 12 "Frida Kahlo"
Runner Up: Brandon Radke, Heber Springs HS, Heber Springs, AR, Grade 12 "Mario Molina"
Runner Up: Carmen Mancillas, Arcata HS, Arcata, CA, Grade 12 "Cesar Chavez"
Runner Up: Emily Espinosa, Ruston HS, Ruston, LA, Grade 12 "Ana Belem"
Grand Prize: Cody Gill
, McMichael MS, Nacogdoches, TX Grade 7 "Aaron Sanchez"
Runner Up: Natividad Lopez
, McMichael MS, Nacogdoches, TX, Grade 6 "Enrique Pena Nieto"
Runner Up: Cristian Salce
, Thunderbolt MS, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Grade 8 "Lin-Manuel Miranda"
Runner Up: Natalia Zapien
, Haughton MS, Haughton, LA, Grade 6 "Juana De La Cruz"