First Place Winner - Personal Narrative Category
Gabriela or “Nico” is a double major in studio arts and art history. From Ventura, California her personal narrative takes us back to a life stage with which many are familiar. Ten-year-old Nico learns a valuable lesson as she shops for her birthday present at the mall. Another less fortunate young girl makes her realize what is truly important in life.
Rosales, Gabriela Nicolette, "Discovering My Most Valuable Possession" (2012). Writing Programs. 2.