Winning Selections! First Annual Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest

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GGCP Winning Selection Laurels

(Gandhi Global Center for Peace) – In January 2014, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Arun Gandhi announced the first annual Gandhi Global Center for Peace essay contest for students to share their vision for the center.

In partnership with Gandhi Global Center for Peace and Gandhi’s Be Magazine, the first annual essay contest took place during “A Season for Nonviolence” marking the assassinations of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30 and Martin Luther King, Jr. on  April 4.

During this time, students around the world were invited to write and submit their essays on one of three focus questions under four categories: College/University, High School, Middle School, and Elementary.

The 2014 Winning Selections are featured here along with student profiles. Click on each student’s name to read their winning essay and profile. We also feature a special contribution of student artwork from Washington Alternative School in Chattanooga, Tenn. inspired by the first annual Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest.

Special Feature: Washington Alternative School presents Student Artwork

WALC.HS.Ash 1“Season for Nonviolence” Art Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winning Selections! Gandhi Global Center for Peace Student Essay Contest
Keep checking back!! Each day we’ll be posting a new Winning Selection!

Kelly SullivanName: Kelly Sullivan
Category: College
Age: 22
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Selections

George ArrowsmithName: George Arrowsmith
Category: High School
Age: 15
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seung Ho Steven LeeName: Seung Ho Lee
Category: High School
Age: 16
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ace DamodaranName: Adit B. Damodaran
Category: High School
Age: 16
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virigina JiangName: Virginia Jiang
Category: High School
Age: 15
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Middle School Selections

Patrick RameyName: Patrick Ramey
Category: Middle School
Age: 14
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garrison BrockName: Garrison Brock
Category: Middle School
Age: 14
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ian PurringtonName: Ian Purrington
Category: Middle School
Age: 12
Country: USA

 

 

 


photo Peace Essay selfieName: Sultan Humayun
Category: Middle School
Age: 14
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allen LiuName: Allen Liu
Category: Middle School
Age: 14
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

Kaan AlpName: Kaan Alp
Category: Middle School
Age: 14
Country: USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elementary School Selections

Hussein WaljeeName: Hussein Waljee
Category: Elementary School
Age: 9
Country: Kenya

 

 

 

Abbas WaljeeName: Abbas Waljee
Category: Elementary School
Age: 9
Country: Kenya

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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