Two Buena Vista Students are Finalists at the Chapman Holocaust Contest!

Chapman University’s Annual Holocaust Art and Writing Contest

“Everyone is a winner. Students, teachers, parents and our society are all beneficiaries. As are Holocaust survivors. Survivors benefit because their stories are absorbed by young minds who will be witnesses to the future”
William Elperin, President of The 1939 Society.

25th Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

High School First and Second Place Entries by Category


First Place: Hope is Never Lost by Jiyun Woo
Second Place: Panis Vitae by Alexia-Irulan Mandache


First Place: The Last Word by Ariella Pelton
Second Place: Until One Day ... by Lelatasiosamoa Fa'atutau'pule'ese's Siufanua**BVVA STUDENT**


First Place: Unbreakable Bonds by Mercy Uchegbu
Second Place: In Remembrance by Elisha Kurian


First Place: Storyteller by Norah Chowdhury
Second Place: Through My Mother's Eyes by Isabella Aftabi