Holocaust Essay and Art Contests

  Essay and Art Flyer 2020

Submission deadline is March 1, 2020.
The Shnurman Visual Arts Contest Rules 2020

The Ida S. Kramer “Children and the Holocaust” Essay Contest Entry Form 2020

The Quad Cites Yom Hashoah Committee sponsors both contests, with Quad City Arts co-sponsoring the Visual Arts Contest. For more information, contact the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities (309)793-1300 or aross@jfqc.org

THE 2019 IDA S. KRAMER “CHILDREN AND THE HOLOCAUST” ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS & PARTICIPANTS

1st Place: Kayla Santiago “Prospecting through Anguish” (The Story of Eva Schloss) – Home School: Florida Virtual School, 10th Grade    Teacher: Shavon Ramos  Prospecting Essay

2nd Place: Taylor Puglisi “Finding Strength in Literature: The Harrowing Story of Dita Kraus” – Moline High School, 11th Grade  Finding Strength Essay

3rd Place:  Mary K. Rolfstad “Hidden Children” (The Story of Edith Schwalb) – John F. Kennedy Catholic School, Davenport, 8th Grade  Hidden Children Essay

Honorable Mention
Maya Baker “Meeting Marguerite” (The Story of Marguerite Mishkin) –
Bettendorf High School, 12th Grade     Teacher: Connie King, English, Bettendorf High School

Laman Hanifayeva “Doris Warschawski: Germany to Shanghai, Then to the Land of Freedom” – Mercer County High School, Aledo, IL, 12th Grade

THE SHNURMAN VISUAL ARTS CONTEST WINNERS & PARTICIPANTS

1st Place: Veronica Macias, “Hands of Holocaust” – 8th Grade, Creative Arts Academy, Davenport , IA       Nominating teacher: Heidi Hernandez
2nd Place: Lamam Hanifayeva, “DON’T” – 12th Grade,  Mercer County High School, Aledo, IL       Nominating teacher: Tara Guidinger

3rd Place: Marley Nees, “Humans Not Numbers” – 8th Grade, Sudlow Intermediate School, Davenport, IA    Nominating teacher:  Heidi Hernandez
Honorable Mention
Kayla Santiago, “Portrait of Auschwitz Children Survivors” – 10th Grade, Home Schooled
Jacqueline Vernon, “Villainy” – 8th Grade, Sudlow Intermediate School, Davenport, IA
Anna Stivers, “The Identity Through Her Eyes” – 9th Grade, Morning Star Academy, Long Grove, IA
Abigail Stivers, “A Second Generation Survivor” – 11th Grade, Morning Star Academy, Long Grove, IA
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