2022 Essay Contest Winners & Semi-finalists

Congratulations to the winners, semi-finalists and their teachers of the 2022 Mayor's Essay Contest!  Names in bold are the District Winner.

  • District 1 - Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico, & Dorchester Counties 

    • Lea Jaoude, Worcester Preparatory (Ms. Shimko)
    • Estelle Damouni, Worcester Preparatory (Ms. Shimko)
    • Anna French, Worcester Preparatory (Ms. Shimko)
    • Kevon Willis, Pinehurst Elementary (Ms. Barbre)
  • District 2 - Caroline, Queen Anne’s, Kent & Talbot Counties 

    • Owen Hosler, Church Hill  Elem (Mr. Taylor)
    • Sophie Tuma, Church Hill Elem (Mr. Taylor)
    • Mark Keinshohn, Denton Elem (Ms. Burneston)
    • Tessanna Prete, Denton Elem (Ms. Burneston)
  • District 3 - Baltimore City & Baltimore County

    • McKenzee Fields, New Towne Elem (Ms. Berlin)
    • Cristina Ascue Huamani, Maree G. Faring (Ms. Perez)
    • Lynda Morales Pineda, Maree G. Faring (Ms. Perez)
    • Ariyona Dixon, Tench Tilghman (Ms. Atwater-Hynes)
  • District 4 - Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, & St. Mary’s Counties 

    • Lauren Crandell, Lothian Elem (Ms. McDonald)
    • Ashlyn O'Donnell, Lothian Elem (Ms. McDonald)
    • Remy Nolen, Beach Elem (Ms. Wealer)
    • Lauren Kingsbury, Beach Elem (Ms. Wealer)
  • District 5 - Montgomery & Howard Counties 

    • Matilda Conway, Rachel Carson Elem (Ms. Dembrow)
    • Karthika Rayavarapu, Snowden Farms Elem (Ms. Allen)
    • Anya Naga, Snowden Farms Elem (Ms. Moxley)
    • Sameeksha Namburu, Snowden Farms Elem (Ms. Moxley)
    • Emma Hedge, The Woods Academy (Ms. Clark)
  • District 6 - Frederick County 

    • Andrew Rosano, Twin Ridge Elem (Ms. McGregor)
    • Alex Enas, Twin Ridge Elem (Ms. McGregor)
    • Anna Bowman, Middletown Elem (Ms. Stalnaker)
    • Kristina Phillips, Middletown Elem (Ms. Stalnaker)
    • James Campbell, Urbana Elem (Ms. Zabetakis)
  • District 7 - Allegany & Garrett Counties

    • Zoe Litton, Beall Elem (Dr. McGann)
    • Kourtney Burawa, Grantsville Elem (Ms. Frantz)
    • Ava Glahn, Grantsville Elem (Ms. Frantz)
    • Benjamin Krump, Grantsville Elem (Ms. Frantz)
    • Chase Preston, Grantsville Elem (Ms. Frantz)
  • District 8 - Washington County

    • Jace Tanner,  Williamsport Elem (Ms. Twigg)
    • Kaylee Grabenstein, Williamsport Elem (Ms. Twigg)
    • Laaeba Faruqui, Greenbrier Elem (Ms. Franko)
    • Kyle Keene, Greenbrier Elem (Ms. Franko)
    • Paige Schlosser, Salem Avenue Elem (Ms. Merrill)
  • District 9 - Prince George’s County

    • Erick Xavier Argueta Rivas, Paint Branch Elementary (Ms. Berrett)
    • Alexander Rivero, Paint Branch Elem (Ms. Berrett)
    • Akeim Harris, Paint Branch Elem (Ms. Berrett)
  • District 10 - Cecil & Harford Counties

    • Lillian Mink, The Tome School (Ms. Little)
    • Juliet Frey, The Tome School (Ms. Little)
    • Addison Day, The Tome School (Ms. Miller)
    • Tucker Stehl, The Tome School (Ms. Miller)
    • Hayden Wentz, Rising Sun Elem (Ms. Lively)
  • District 11 - Carroll County

    • Nicole Elizabeth Austin, Mount Airy Elem (Ms. Campbell)
    • Alexandra Walsh, Mount Airy Elem (Ms. Campbell)
    • Remy Ford, Mount Airy Elem (Ms. Turner)
    • Natalie Ghaly, Mount Airy Elem (Ms. Turner)