Entries by Aubrey Jackman

Adam Clark & Christine Olsavsky

We believe in the importance of the ideals of our Constitution! Our aim is to design lessons that engage and empower middle through high school students. Through our diverse backgrounds, we are able to collaborate and curate dynamic educational experiences in Spring, Texas. In the words of President Teddy Roosevelt, “believe you can, and you’re […]

Adam Clark & Christine Christine Olsavsky

We believe in the importance of the ideals of our Constitution! Our aim is to design lessons that engage and empower middle through high school students. Through our diverse backgrounds, we are able to collaborate and curate dynamic educational experiences in Spring, Texas. In the words of President Teddy Roosevelt, “believe you can, and you’re […]

Aaron Toler

Aaron Toler has been a Social Studies teacher in Oklahoma for over 15 years. During this time he has taught World History, U.S. History, Native American History, Military History, and Modern History. He has been awarded Middle School Teacher of the Year twice as well as District Teacher of the Year once. He holds a […]

Sam Anderson

As educators, we have the opportunity to provide students with innovative learning experiences that combine standards-aligned objectives and future-ready skills. Students think, process, and learn through varying avenues. I am passionate about designing instruction that is creative, engaging, and relevant to a diverse set of learners. I love seeing students take ownership of their learning. […]

Honor Cassidy & Anna Grace Hollifield

My name is Honor Cassidy and I am a Seventh Grader at Rainey McCullers School of the Arts down in Columbus Georgia. I have a passion for music, singing, and acting. I have been in multiple plays throughout my life, and many events with chorus and theatre. I learned about the We The Future contest […]

Emerson Letz

My name is Emerson Letz, and I am in the 6th grade at Grapevine Faith Christian School. In my free time, I enjoy playing football and learning more about the game. When I’m older, I hope to study sports broadcasting in college and hopefully have a career in football. For now, I also really enjoy […]

Jalen Hill, Brittani Richards, & Kamryn Dukes

My name is Jalen Hill and I am 17 years old. I live in Oklahoma City, and attend Destiny Christian School as a Junior. My favorite subjects currently are sign language and government. I love getting to know more about how our country works, and trying to find ways to improve it. I love getting […]

Carson Collins

Carson is a 16-year-old homeschooled sophomore from Austin, Texas and a dual-credit student at Austin Community College. He is a nationally competitive rower, racing in regattas across the country. In fact, Carson and his teammate are the current US Rowing Junior National champions in the Men’s U17 Double. When he is not rowing, Carson enjoys […]

Colt Jaxon

Colt is a 17-year-old homeschool student living on a small cattle ranch in Florida. When he is not studying, Colt enjoys making Lego displays for local Lego exhibitions, including the Florida State Fair. Colt has been the worship leader for his youth group, where he sang and played guitar on Wednesday nights and for a […]

Maisie Munroe

Maisie is a twelve-year-old homeschool student who lives on a small cattle ranch in Florida. Maisie enjoys singing, playing guitar, making art, and horseback riding when she is not studying. She is involved with the local 4-H club and will show a steer at next year’s county fair. Maisie has won first place for two […]

Victoria Anyiam

Hi, my name is Victoria Anyiam. I am a sophomore college student at the Community College of Philadelphia. I love to dance, sing, and play sports. I have done sports collegiately at my previous school, Penn State Brandywine, running for the cross country team. I also did track and field at my alma mater high […]

Casey Chapter

Casey Chapter is a graduate student at Florida State University studying Public Interest Media & Communication. She has previously worked in journalism, reporting on COVID-19 and K-12 education for various media outlets, including USAToday’s Tallahassee Democrat and NPR-affiliated news station WFSU. Casey is interested in producing documentary films in the future.   Watch Casey’s Winning […]

Steph Jackman

Steph comes from a background in higher education and education administration. She earned her BS in Recreation Management from the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University, and an MA degree in English Literature from the University of New Hampshire. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Instructional Design and Technology at Idaho […]

Jonell Adu-Gyamfi

My name is Jonell Adu-Gyamfi, and I am a first-year pre-med student at Johns Hopkins University. My major is Psychology and my minor is Entrepreneurship and management. At Hopkins, I am on the African Dance Team and am a part of the Executive Board for our African Student Association. I also started working as a […]

Kristin Tokarev

Kristin is a graduate student at Northwood University, a private, free-enterprise school. She studied economics in her undergrad and is currently working on her master’s degree in science with a concentration in business analytics. She lives in Michigan with her family, although she is a seasoned traveler. She grew up across several states and even […]

Jayden Mann

My name is Jayden Mann, I’m 16 years old from Midwest City Oklahoma. I attend Destiny Christian High School as a Junior. History has always fascinated and intrigued me. I participate in art and drama. Some of the plays I’ve acted in are Godspell, The One Act Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan and many […]

Astha Savalia – Winner, Best Poem

Astha Savalia is a fifth grader from Naperville, Illinois. She proudly serves on the Student Council, plays viola in her school orchestra. and plays chess in an afterschool club. She has already completed over 25 hours of community service during this school year and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down! Astha is actively involved […]

Natalie Doelman – Winner, Best Essay

Natalie is a senior at Purdue University, majoring in agribusiness with a concentration in food marketing and certificate in public policy. She calls the beautiful Washington State home, where she grew up milking cows on her family’s dairy farm, surfing and hiking in God’s creation, and developing a love for American political history. Specifically, her […]

Wyatt Powers

Hi, I’m Wyatt Powers, a 6th grader at a Christian school in Texas. I love to do lots of things like drawing, reading, drama, speech & debate, and learning history. When I’m not inside doing those things, I’m outside doing something else. I run cross country and am on swim, basketball, and football teams. I […]

Claire Zhu

Claire Zhu is a sophomore at Bridgewater-Raritan High School in New Jersey. She learned to code during the COVID-19 pandemic and since then has been dedicated to growing her knowledge and challenging herself. She also works outside of school to help her community by teaching Python classes to young kids over Zoom. In her free […]

Alexis Coffey

Alexis is a 17 year old high school senior from Chandler, Arizona. She splits her time between Arizona College Prep High School and the East Valley Institute of Technology Radio/Audio Production Program. You can hear her on the local radio station 88.7 the Pulse. In her free time, Alexis loves to play guitar and bass. […]

Steven Jiang – Winner, Best Essay

I am Steven Jiang, an 8th grader at Whitney Young Academic Center in Chicago, IL. I have many hobbies, including drawing, playing soccer, and learning new things. Usually, in my spare time, I browse through online courses to learn subjects such as biology, computer programming, and world history. Each month, I try to focus on […]

Cailyn White – Winner, Best Artwork

Cailyn White is from Keller, TX. She is 9 years old and in 4th grade. She is participating in the homeschool program at Grapevine Faith with her younger sister. She loves drawing and doing arts and crafts. She also enjoys tap dancing, swimming, and spending time with friends.       Click here or scroll […]

Loren Crayton – Winner, Best Artwork

Loren Griffin Crayton, age 10, is an energetic and outgoing 4th grader who lives in Texas. Loren wakes up with a smile and loves learning and keeping busy with sports and other activities. Loren recently earned his black belt at 9 years old, and also enjoys lap swimming, playing baseball, basketball, and spending quality time […]

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Leena Mehendale, Dallas, Texas – 2022 Turner Maurice Gauntt, Jr. Exemplary Citizen Award Winner

Leena Mehendale, daughter of Neelesh and Kimberly Mehendale, is a graduate of The Hockaday School and is currently attending MIT as a member of the women’s soccer team. In her senior year of high school, Leena served as President of the Hockaday Social Impact Board, Captain of Varsity Cross Country, Captain of Varsity Soccer, and […]


Trijal Tagadur, currently an eighth grader, is from one of the most prominent and historical states in America, Georgia. Since he was a young kid, he loved learning about history, regarding it as one of his favorite subjects, ranging from Native American settlements to the California Gold Rush and from the American Revolution to the […]