2016 Intergenerational Story Contest Winners

First Place

“Intergenerational Family Recipes Should Never Be Lost” by Maria Ramos-Chertok, Mill Valley, CA, USA

Second Place

“A Stranger’s Bucket List” by Do Hyun Kang, Auckland, New Zealand

Third Place (five-way tie with students from Joan MacQueen Middle School, Alpine, CA, USA)

{Click here to read the third-place-winning stories.}

“She rode through the forest in the crisp winter wind…” by Aylsa Kermath

“Grandma’s Girl” by Molly Kermath

“Intergenerational Story” by MacKenzie Mullick

“My Grandma’s Story”by Ma’Shaya Pryor

“The Forgotten” by Dylan Rose

**These students’ intergenerational tales grew from a school assignment into Prize Winning entries in the 2016 “Your Story Contest” sponsored by Intergeneration Month. We thank their teachers and counselors and parents for their encouragement and we thank the students for their courage, for their amazing stories and for making a real difference.

Certificate of Distinction Winners

{Click here to read the entries by the Certificate of Distinction Winners below}

“Caught by a Stranger” by Kimberly Gotches, Los Alamos, NM, USA

“Act 500, Scene 657 Maybe…” by Zunnash Kahn, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

“Finding My Voice — A Grandson’s Cherished Memory” by Aaron Larsen, Roseburg, OR, USA

“Grandma Minnie’s Legacy…A Grandson Remembers” by Jack Levine, Tallahassee, FL, USA

“My Father Showed Me This” by Luke Miller, Gulfport, MS, USA

“The Gift” by J.P. Odgers, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

“What Intergenerational Means to Me” by Andrea Fonte Weaver, Sudbury, MA, USA

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