Project Description

2006 Diamond Winners

14th Annual Diamond Day – March 4, 2006

Orange County,

Grade 1-5 Category

Kevin Banifatemi

  • The definition of love will show her face. And speak of endless giving and grace. You’ll ask me who this woman is. She’s my flawless mother!
  • Grade: 5
  • School: De Portfola Elementary
  • School City: Mission Viejo
  • Diamond Teacher: Kathy Wheeler
  • Diamond Mom: Mojdeh

Orange County,

Grade 6-12 Category

Laura Chae

  • Eyes that shine like brilliant stars. Smile that glows like that of Mars. Beauty beyond the goddess Venus. Perfect, my mother, like Earth beneath us.
  • Grade: 7
  • School: Sierra Vista Middle School
  • School City: Irvine, CA
  • Diamond Teacher: Cathy Turner
  • Diamond Mom:  Sue

Las Vegas,

National Winner

Sera Choi

  • Feeling of safety in her palm. A touch of warmth in her heart. Endless love in her eyes. All points to mom, my pure guiding light.
  • Grade: 7
  • School: Becker Middle School
  • School City:  Las Vegas, NV
  • Diamond Teacher:  Tammy Planck
  • Diamond Mom: Mi Keong