Project Description

2016 Diamond Winners

24th Annual Diamond Day – Friday, May 6, 2016

Orange County,

Grade 1-5 Category

Gina Kim

  • The sunshine on my playground.
    The wind that cradles me.
    The light in the darkest cave.
    The elements of my life.
  • Grade: 5
  • School: Margaret Landell Elementary
  • School City: Cypress
  • Diamond Teacher: Fernando Sintora
  • Diamond Mom: Sue Kim
  • Contest Panel Judge: Cristina Barber

Orange County,

Grade 6-12 Category

Danali Olivares

  • Rough and blistered hands,
    holding me safe.
    My light from darkness,
    my sanity from madness,
    whispering comfort in my ears.
  • Grade: 7
  • School: Mendez Fundamental
  • School City: Santa Ana
  • Diamond Teacher:  Ernesto Cisneros
  • Diamond Mom: Lucero Gallegos
  • Contest Panel Judge:  Debbra DeMarco