2016 Essay Contest Winner – THIRD PLACE: Everyday Heroism by Danica Chen, a grade 10 home school student submitted by teacher Megan Floto.
2016 Essay Contest High School SECOND PLACE: Semper Fidelis: Always Faithful by Ryan Barnett , a grade 10 student from Poway High School, Poway CA., and submitted by teacher, Karen Kawasaki-Williams.
2016 Essay Contest High School FIRST PLACE: Moral Compass by Sagiao Saitupu, a grade 12 student from The Charter School of San Diego, San Diego, CA, and submitted by teacher, Michael Hanna.
2016 Essay Contest Winner Middle School – THIRD PLACE: Honor, Courage and Commitment by Isabelle Ster, a grade 8 student from Carmel Valley Middle School, San Diego, CA, and submitted by teacher Angela Halpin.
2016 Essay Contest Middle School – THIRD PLACE: Marine Corps by Sofia Lomeli, a grade 7 student from Heber School in Heber, CA and submitted by teacher, Francisco De La Rosa.