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Community Contest

The Community Museum Project's staff for the exhibit "People without borders/Una gente sin fronteras" sponsored a contest for Latinos in Forks. Entries in the contest could be essays, poetry or artwork, created in response to one or all of the following 5 questions:

  1. What has your experience been like being from another culture living in Forks?
  2. What was it like coming from your country to the U.S? Describe your journey to Forks.
  3. What is your favorite memory of your home country?
  4. Compare your life here in Forks to your life in your home country: how has your life changed living in Forks, WA?
  5. What is your favorite thing about your culture?

Pinata portionHigh School Winners

  1. Betsy - Bursting Pinata drawing
  2. Lizbeth - Seis años poem
  3. Adam - Drawing of Mexican and U.S. flags merging

Middle School Winners

  1. Sergio - Soy Latino poem
  2. Daniel - School Bus Drawing
  3. Gibran - query nameEl Palomo (Mexican Dove) poem

Awards Assembly

  • View photographs from the Bilingual Awards Assembly. (Part of the assembly included the contest winner's being announced. It was not an assembly only for the contest.)
  • View all contest submissions

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