Diversity Expression Contest

Diversity Expression Contest

2019 Diversity Expression Contest Winners

Today, Dr. Stropkaj surprised the winners of the 2019 Diversity Expression Contest with the news that their entries had been selected from more than 100 student submissions!

This years, students submitted writings or works of art that depicted the theme -

“Share or illustrate an act of kindness that you have implemented, or have observed, that has made Keystone Oaks a kinder, more inclusive school district and community.”

This year's winners are:
- Piper Winchel, First Grade, Dormont Elementary School
- Amina Babajanov, Third Grade, Aiken Elementary School
- Anna Bittner, Fourth Grade, Aiken Elementary School
- Cameron Grabowski, 8th Grade, Keystone Oaks Middle School
- Allison Voss, 8th Grade, Keystone Oaks Middle School
- Anna Swindle, 12th Grade, Keystone Oaks High School

Keystone Oaks Announces Winners of Inaugural Diversity Expression Contest

Keystone Oaks School District is proud to announce the winners of the District’s inaugural Diversity Expression Contest. This year’s contest was open to all students in grades k-12 and invited them to submit a writing or work of art that depicted the theme -

“Celebrating our individual differences that make us proud to be part of one Keystone Oaks Community.”

More than 75 poems, essays, drawings and posters were submitted and the following entries were selected as winners in this year’s contest:

Mikayla Staab- Eighth Grade, Keystone Oaks Middle School. Essay, “Proud to be a KO student.”
Alya Mittal - First Grade, Fred L. Aiken Elementary. Personal Narrative, “Foreign Land, Local Love.” Drawing, “My KO, My World - Where Everyone’s Welcome.”
Amina Babajanov - Second Grade, Fred L. Aiken Elementary. Drawing, “Our Differences.”
Mary Paulick - Second Grade, Dormont Elementary. Essay, “Diversity.”
Sophia Paulick - Fourth Grade, Dormont Elementary. Poem, “Diversity Because of KO.”
Meghan Anderson - Second Grade, Dormont Elementary. Diversity Poem.
Ariana Arzyaga - Second Grade, Dormont Elementary. Diversity Acrostic Poem.
Rayyan Barakat - Kindergarten, Aiken Elementary. Poster.

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