Democracy Is: Photography Contest Winners

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Teens grades 6 through 12 were invited to participate in the Santa Clara County Library District’s digital photography contest, “Democracy Is,” in support of California Reads: Searching for Democracy. Four digital photographs were selected as winning entries according to a public vote in the Library’s “Democracy Is” contest for teens in grades 6 through 12.

Category: Grades 6th - 8th

First Place

"Democracy is the reflection of your opinions in the government."

Grade 6th - 8th First Place - Stella Xu

Photo by Stella Xu
Grade: 8th
School: Thomas Russell Middle School
Library: Milpitas Library

Second Place

"Democracy is every citizen has the right to vote."
Grades 6th - 8th: Second Place - Victory Liu

Photo by Victor Liu
Grade: 6th
School: Redwood Middle School
Library: Saratoga Library

Category: Grades 9th - 12th

first place

"Democracy is the power to change the world."

Grades 9th - 12th First Place - Janari Mohan

Photo by Janari Mohan
Grade: 9th
School: Lotus Education Center
Library: Campbell Library

second place

"Democracy is the power to choose."

Grades 9th - 12th Second Place - Kathryn Stamp

Photo by Kathryn Stamp
Grade: 11th
School: Los Gatos High School
Library: Campbell Library

The “Democracy Is” contest was a part of the California Reads: Searching for Democracy project in partnership with CalHumanities.

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