DK English Invention Essay Winners Winter 2023!
Announcing the Winners of the 2nd Lemelson-MIT and DK English School Invention Writing Contest
The second iteration of the Lemelson-MIT and DK English School Invention Writing Contest for 3rd through 12th grade students. Out of the many entries, we selected 17 winners. We are pleased to announce the following winners at the elementary, middle, and high school levels!
Learners were invited to submit a short essay providing an argument in response to one of the following prompts:
1) Write a personal narrative describing how an invention helped you cope with the pandemic or with feelings of isolation during quarantine.
2) Write a personal narrative describing how an invention has played an important role in your life.
3) Write a story about an invention you have created (for fun or to solve a problem).
We received many excellent essays. We are pleased to announce the following winners at the elementary, middle, and high school levels:
Elementary School Division (Grades 3 to 5)
●1st Place: Kimbra Hernandez-Alvarez, “The Catapult”
●2nd Place: Sainishita Chandula, “Googly Sweeper!”
●3rd Place: Gabriela Zambrana, “Light Inspiration”
●Honorable Mention: Naia Huerga, “Splash”
●Honorable Mention: Angela Lu, “The Face Mask in COVID Times”
●Honorable Mention: Ryan Cui, “What It’s Like Going Through COVID-19”
Middle School Division (Grades 6 to 8)
●1st Place: Lehansa Marambage, “For a Fish to Smile”
●2nd Place: Liam Enlow, “Coping with COVID Creations”
●3rd Place: Iraj Shroff, “The Smart Trash Can”
●Honorable Mention: Alex Cao, “Journey of Cubing”
High School Division (Grades 9 to 12)
●1st Place: Grace Hu, “Snakes”
●2nd Place: Kate North, “There is Something to Pencil”
●3rd Place: Cassidy Dailly, “The Magic of Rice Maker”
●Honorable Mention: Diya Kumar, “Familiar Sounds"
●Honorable Mention: Gemma Yin, “Grooving with the Grooves”
●Honorable Mention: Shean Yusu, “Fear and Inspiration”
●Honorable Mention: Augustina Shen, “Bad Invention”
Lemelson-MIT and DK English School thank all students who participated in the second Invention Writing Contest!
If you have been selected as a winner and have not yet received your certificate, or are looking to coordinate the collecting of your prize,
please contact Deoksoon Kim (email@example.com).