The Olga & Eugene Guttman Annual Visual Arts &                 Writing Contest 2013-2014

Lessons of The Holocaust: Why I Must Stand Up and Speak Out

Contest Dates: September 3, 2013 – May 2, 2014

Visual Arts Contest

Students can submit any media including; sculpture, computer graphic design, collage, music, videography, PowerPoints, and painting.

Writing Contest

Students can submit poetry, an essay, or story. No research papers, please. Limit 1,000 words. Written entries must be typed, double spaced, and on one side of the paper.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2013 Visual Arts and Writing Contest. Legacy of the Holocaust: Memories of the Past, Lessons for the Future

Visual Arts Winners

Carlos Rohl, 1st Place Grade 10, Christopher Columbus High School












Rachel DeCecco, 2nd Place Grade 10, Coral Springs High School










Writing Contest Winners

High School Division

Lauren Mades, Grade 12 – Charles W. Flanagan High School – Read Story

Middle School Division

Jessica Fischer, Grade 8 – Jacobson Sinai Academy – Read Story

Elementary School Division

Mallory Malman, Grade 6 – Beachside Montessori Village – Read Story


Media Winners

High School Division

Jessica McCord, Grade 12 – Charles W. Flanagan High School – Song of remembrance and accompanying music video

Elementary School Division

Jia Trescott, Grade 6 – Beachside Montessori Village – Video of interviews with Partisan Joe Kubryk

Visual Arts Honorable Mention

Valerie Khersonskiy, Grade 6 Norman S. Edelcup Sunny Isles Beach K-8












The Center reserves the right to reproduce, publish, and exhibit all entries. The winning entries will become the exclusive property of the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center. Those entries which are not awarded prizes may be picked up by July 1, 2014 or they, too, become property of the Center.