Project Description

2009 Diamond Winners

17th Annual Diamond Day – Saturday, February 28, 2009

Orange County,

Grade 1-5 Category

David Duplissey

  • Eyes glittering with flawless light.
    Face perfect as an angel.
    She guides me in wisdom.
    She is my encouraging branch.
    She’s my gem of life.
  • Grade: 4
  • School: Ambuel Elementary
  • School City: San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Diamond Teacher: Jennifer Sullivan
  • Diamond Mom: Deanne
  • Contest Panel Judge: Karen French

Orange County,

Grade 6-12 Category

Cheryl Bond

  • My mother loves as passionately as a fire in the forge, melting the iron surrounding our hearts, filling us with golden compassion and silver kindness.
  • Grade: 6
  • School:  Oak Middle School
  • School City: Los Alamitos, CA
  • Diamond Teacher: Wendy Hearn
  • Diamond Mom: Alyssa
  • Contest Panel Judge: Kathi Manuel