REAL. LIFE. Writing Contest
Help and Hope for Haiti
Thank you to everyone who entered the spring 2011 REAL. LIFE. Exhibit writing contest—Help and Hope for Haiti.
Students were asked to write a letter to the president of Medical Teams International and suggest how the organization might use $100,000 to help the people of Haiti after the three disasters: the January 12 earthquake, Hurricane Tomas, and the cholera outbreak.
Winners received I Can Make a Difference donation certificates, which they used to donate to the Haiti relief fund.
First Place: Alice Chen
Alice Chen and President Bas Vanderzalm
Alice received a $50 I Can Make a Difference donation certificate.
Read Alice Chen's winning letter. [PDF]
Second Place: Nicole Humphreys
Nicole Humphreys and President Bas Vanderzalm
Nicole received a $25 I Can Make a Difference donation certificate.
Read Nicole Humphreys' winning letter. [PDF]
Honorable Mention: Linsha Qi and Hannah Zhao
Hannah Zhao and Linsha Qi and President Bas Vanderzalm
Read excerpts from their letters.
These young humanitarians are making a difference.