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Six Word Essay Contest Semi-Finalists

  • I remember her fifty years later. - Cullen A., Indiana (Grand Prize Winner)

  • They doubted, you believed, I succeeded. - Phillip J., Wisconsin (Runner-Up)

  • Selflessly dedicated to someone else's success. - Amanda W., Nevada (Runner-Up)

  • Teachers hold the ladders students climb. - Rebecca H., Pennsylvania (Runner-Up)

  • All thirty students raised their hand. - William S., Washington (Runner-Up)

  • Spark interest. Ignite curiosity. Fuel dreams. - Jackie K., Texas (Runner-Up)

  • Encouraging the discouraged to defy obstacles. - Karen M., Illinois

  • Point out the stars. Provide rockets. - Adam L., Illinois

  • Instill knowledge; invoke passion; inspire greatness. - Vishak V., California

  • Planting the seed of I can. - Sinora W., Illinois

  • Open books, open minds, open doors. - Nancy M., Arizona

  • I struggled; she never gave up. - Scarlet W., Tennessee

  • Challenge limitations. Raise expectations. Inspire achievement. - Kara J., Colorado

  • She said I can be anything. - Yuji N., New Jersey

  • Destroy chains. Shape wings. Inspire flight. - Kathleen C., Nevada

  • Stretching imaginations, expanding knowledge, multiplying opportunities. - Adam S., Arizona

  • Spark wonder. Challenge thinking. Dismantle myths. - Valerie V., Pennsylvania

  • Sees a star before it's discovered. - Gisela V., New Jersey

  • Building confidence; Opening doors; Shaping futures. - Stephanie C., Oklahoma

  • Teachers inspire dreamers to become doers. - Judy S. , Pennsylvania

  • Dedication, patience and never ending encouragement. - Mery M., Florida

  • Molds "I can't..." into "I did!" - Kathryn B., Pennsylvania

  • Teachers illuminate darkness to reveal possibilities. - Lindsay C., Massachusetts

  • Handing out keys to the world. - Ann Marie O., Michigan

  • Changing the world by expecting excellence. - Amanda T., Illinois

  • Watch them soar, then demand more. - Pancho S., Oregon

  • Believes I'm a superhero in disguise. - Margaret Z., Minnesota

  • Transforms barred windows into open doors. - Becca W., Nevada

  • Holds all students accountable to greatness. - Mary T., California

  • That all my students surpass me. - Harville H., New York

 

Read the article about the Grand Prize Winner and the Runners-Up!