Vintage Hills third grader Justin Im has won the Growing Up Asian in America program. Attached is his winning entry. There were nearly 1,200 entries so Justin and his school site should be proud of his accomplishment.
Growing Up Asian in America (GUAA) is a signature program by the Asian Pacific Fund. GUAA is an art, essay and video contest for K-12 Bay Area youth, which empowers Asian and Pacific Islander American student to explore their identities and celebrate their heritage. It serves as an important community resource that has been around for almost 20 years. We honored our 45 winners at an awards ceremony at the Asian Art Museum on May 4, 2014.
Justin's artwork was be printed on a poster featuring all top winning artwork and essay excerpts and was distributed to over 200 libraries throughout the Bay Area. Congratulations, Justin!
—Information submitted by Pleasanton Unified School District