Imagine Scholars Focus on Forgiveness in 2022 National Character Essay Contest

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Imagine Schools 16th Annual National Character Essay Contest came to a successful conclusion on April 7, 2022. We are proud of the many young Imagine Schools’ talented writers that participated in this year’s contest.

With 44 schools participating (92%), and 198 entries, a panel of 17 judges read and were inspired by essays that demonstrated an understanding of complex maxims related to this year’s theme of Forgiveness.

The National Character Essay Contest is just one way that we integrate character and academics in purposeful and meaningful ways at Imagine Schools. We are proud of all our students who committed and persevered in completing essays for this important initiative.

All national essay contest winners listed below will receive the following awards to celebrate their achievements:

1st Place Personalized trophy, a $50 Amazon gift card and an award certificate
2nd Place $25 Amazon gift card and an award certificate
3rd Place $25 Amazon gift card and an award certificate
Honorable Mention $15 Amazon gift card and an award certificate
Enjoy this video with notable quotes from our talented young writers.

2022 National Character Essay Contest Winners

Third Grade

1st  Place:  Mikay’la Ervin — Imagine Foundations at Leeland (MD)

2nd Place:   Jennifer E. Rubenstein — Imagine Chancellor (FL)

3rd Place:   Pyper Flaugher — Imagine South Lake (FL)

Honorable Mention:  Mateus Kon — Imagine Broward (FL)

Fourth Grade

1st Place:   Tatum Thompson – Imagine Online Academy (AZ)

2nd Place:  Brayden Lucrecio – Imagine Riverside Coachella (CA)

3rd Place:  Sophia Roman Perez – Imagine Avondale (AZ)

Honorable Mention: Jade Simpson – Imagine Mountain View (NV)

Honorable Mention: Zara Jamil – Imagine North Manatee (FL)

Fifth Grade

1st Place:   Jayden Guzman – Imagine Riverside Coachella (CA)

2ndPlace:   Ishani Habbu – Imagine Broward (FL)

3rd Place:   Elliot Smith – Imagine Land O’Lakes (FL)

Honorable Mention: Abbigail Morrison – Imagine Bell Canyon (AZ)

Honorable Mention: Amanda Pipping – Imagine Weston (FL)

Honorable Mention: Mia Franco – Imagine Sullivant (OH)

Sixth Grade

1st Place:   Jalaya Brant – Imagine Great Western (OH)

2nd Place:  Alex Philbin – Imagine Mountain View (NV)

3rd Place:   Julian Enders-Ervin – Imagine North Manatee (FL)

Honorable Mention: Eric Lozoya – Imagine Camelback (AZ)

Honorable Mention: Amelyah Hull – Imagine Town Center (FL)

Honorable Mention: Jonathan Guzman – Imagine Riverside Coachella (CA)

Seventh Grade

1st Place:   Kayden Griego – Imagine Buckeye (AZ)

2nd Place:  Aubrey Danuloff – Imagine Town Center (FL)

3rd Place:   Alesa Davis – Imagine North Port Upper School (FL)

Honorable Mention: Olivia Acosta – Imagine Avondale (AZ)

Honorable Mention: Mia Violet Rindone–Imagine Riverside Coachella (CA)

Eighth Grade

1st Place:   Brianna Mendez – Imagine Broward (FL)

2nd Place:  Kiera Hubler – Imagine Land O’Lakes (FL)

3rd Place:   Matt Armstrong – Imagine North Manatee (FL)

Honorable Mention:   Baylee Smith – Imagine Buckeye (AZ)

Honorable Mention:   Skye Reyes – Imagine Lincoln (MD)

Honorable Mention:   Nour Dhamna – Imagine Leeland (MD)

High School

1st Place:   Eva-May Elmer – Imagine North Port Upper School (FL)

2nd Place:  Yana Kovalchuk – Imagine North Port Upper School (FL)

3rd Place:   Jade Gomez – Imagine Prep Superstition (AZ)

Honorable Mention: Zitlali Castro Saldivar–Imagine Prep Superstition (AZ)

Honorable Mention:  Rachel A. Clark – Imagine Prep Coolidge (AZ)

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