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Prizes awarded in the 2009 literary competetion “Escribo en español” on the topic “Yo estuve allí” (“I was there”)

Prizes and Honorable Mentions Prose, native Spanish speakers

1st place: Analilia Martínez (A.C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)
2nd place: Carolina Montúfar-Lucas (North Central High School. Spokane, WA. Teacher: María Esther Zamora)
3rd place: Mariela Herrera (A. C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)

Honorable mentions:

Alfredo Villaseñor (A. C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)
Eliana Rodríguez (East Valley High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Leticia Guzmán)
Rosario Hoxihin (A. C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)
Kathy Iriarte (East Valley High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Leticia Guzmán)
Yasmin Borges Severino (A. C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)

Prose, native speakers of other languages

1st place: Micah Larus-Stone (Lakeside School. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Guadalupe Fisch)
2nd place: Summer Peet (The Northwest School. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Michelle Kowals)
3rd place: Erika Fisher (Lakeside School. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Paloma Borreguero)

Honorable mentions:

Marcie Bain (Eastside Preparatory School. Kirkland, WA. Teacher: Patricia Ferreyra)
Annie Doubleday (Lakeside School. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Paloma Borreguero)
Bo Johnson (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teaher: Siri Hulbert)
Tyler Bradley (Shadle Park High School. Spokane, WA. Teacher: Donelle Osborne)
Austin Jung (Charles Wright Academy. Tacoma, WA. Teacher: Annie Senner)

Poetry, native Spanish speakers

1st place: Anahí Benítez (Fort Vancouver High School. Vancouver, WA. Teacher: Isabel Azcárraga)
2nd place: Saúl Marmolejo (A. C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)
3rd place: Jesús Mora (A. C. Davis High School. Yakima, WA. Teacher: Jorge Rodríguez)

Honorable mentions:

María Fernanda Valencia (North Central High School. Spokane, WA. Teacher: María Esther Zamora)
Raul Silva Behrens (Juanita High School. Kirkland, WA. Teacher: Burgi Antezana)
María Limón (Fort Vancouver High School. Vancouver, WA. Teacher: Isabel Azcárraga)
Ana Galvan (Fort Vancouver High School. Vancouver, WA. Teacher: Isabel Azcárraga)
Guiselle Santacruz (Fort Vancouver High School. Vancouver, WA. Teacher: Isabel Azcárraga)

Poetry, native speakers of other languages

1st place: Christianna Maurer (Inglemoor High School. Kenmore, WA. Teacher: Kristy Gray)
2nd place: Renee Allison (Juanita High School. Kirkland, WA. Teacher: Burgi Antezana)
3rd place: Cierra Gillard (Charles Wright Academy. Tacoma, WA. Teacher: Annie Senner)

Honorable mentions:

Jennifer McKinney (Fort Vancouver High School. Vancouver, WA. Teacher: Isabel Azcárraga)
Daniel Shively (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teacher: Siri Hulbert)
Jessica Lynn Bechtel (Juanita High School. Kirkland, WA. Teacher: Burgi Antezana)
Philip Kim (Juanita High School. Kirkland, WA. Teacher: Burgi Antezana)
Caitlin Terashima (Juanita High School. Kirkland, WA. Teacher.: Burgi Antezana)

Drawing: “Yo estuve allí” (“I was there”)

1st place: Taya Lovejoy (Green Park Elementary School. Walla Walla, WA. Teacher: Claudia Saldívar)
2nd place: Nayeli Flores (Green Park Elementary School. Walla Walla, WA. Teacher: Claudia Saldívar)
3rd place: James Wood (Puesta del Sol Elementary School. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Cristina Colyer)

Honorable mentions:

Cristian Sánchez (Green Park Elementary School. Walla Walla, WA. Teacher: Claudia Saldívar)
Nainoa Loschky (Puesta del Sol. Bellevue, WA. Teacher: Deborah Hinton)
Spencer Kinnee (Puesta del Sol. Bellevue, WA. Teacher: Deborah Hinton)
Brahm Coler (University Prep. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Alma Andrade)
Lindsay Wilson (University Prep. Seattle, WA. Teacher: Alma Andrade)

Photography: “Yo estuve allí”

1st place: Nicole Harris (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teacher: Siri Hulbert)
2nd place: Rachael Schumacher (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teacher: Siri Hulbert)
3rd place: Rebekah Greider (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teacher: Siri Hulbert)

Honorable mentions:

Patty Avalar (Warden High School. Warden, WA. Teacher: Nunn Winship)
Haley Beglau (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teacher: Siri Hulbert)
Jenna Keeton (Shorecrest High School. Shoreline, WA. Teacher: Siri Hulbert)





Last updated July 12, 2009