Project Description

2005 Diamond Winners

13th Annual Diamond Day – March 5, 2005

Orange County,

Grade 1-5 Category

Analyse Groton

  • My mother’s eyes are like two fireflies glistening in the moonlit sky. Her kiss is like a big blue wish. Mother is Nature’s way of saying “Hooray!”
  • Grade: 4
  • School:  Linda Vista Elementary
  • School City: Orange, CA
  • Diamond Teacher: Orlene Burd
  • Diamond Mom: Patricia

Orange County,

Grade 6-12 Category

Jason Punzalan

  • You’re spring’s showering rain of care. You’re summer’s shining smile. You’re autumn’s sweater of warm comfort. You’re winter’s beauty. You’re my mother, the seasons of love.
  • Grade: 9
  • School: Servite High School
  • School City: Anaheim, CA
  • Diamond Teacher: Norma Palda
  • Diamond Mom: Lucrecia

Colorado Springs,

National Winner

Emily Magers

  • Her voice, a nightingale.
    Her touch, butterfly wings
    Her heart, overflowing with love
    Her kisses, flawless bubbles
    Mom, a perfect gem…a gift forever.
  • Grade: 6
  • School:  Timberview Middle School
  • School City: Colorado Springs, CO
  • Diamond Teacher:  Bridget Burdan
  • Diamond Mom: Kyong