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2018 Districtwide Student Art and Literary Competition events

April 23, 2018
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San Diego Community College District

Each year, the League for Innovation in Community College invites its board member colleges to participate in their annual national Student Art Award and Student Literary Award competitions. These two competitions enable community college students to compete with their peers across the US. Initial competitions take place at each board member college/district, with the winners of each local contest moving on to compete at the national level. Winners at the national level receive cash prizes and inclusion in an annual publication. SDCCD is one of just two board colleges in California, providing our students with a unique opportunity to compete nationally with their peers.

Districtwide Student Art Competition

Thirty students from San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar College, ten from each institution, were selected to participate in the districtwide competition. Five finalist, the max number allowed by the League, were selected for submission to the League’s National Competition.

Student Art Competition Winners

- Jenny Tran
- Gabe Dimagiba
- Gianni Eason
- Sara Garcia
- Kelsey Trevino

Districtwide Student Literary Competition

For the Districtwide Student Literary Competition, there were four submission categories: Fiction, One Act Play, Personal Essay, and Poetry. Students from San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar College, one per category from each College, were selected to participate in the districtwide competition. One finalist per category was selected for submission to the League’s National Competition.

Student Literary Competition Winners

- Personal Essay - Brandon Vu
- One-Act Play - Wilson Saiki, Jr.
- Poetry - Jeevan Kracht
- Fiction - James Hipp

The League’s National Competitions are being held through May. Finalists will be announced over the summer. National awardees receive cash prizes and are published in the League’s annual publications for art and literature.

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