A big thanks to everyone who participated in the 2013 What About Peace? contest. Hundreds of entries came in from youth all over the world to creatively express what peace means to them.
Now after months of careful consideration from our judges, including our Grand Judge David Hartsough of the Nonviolent Peaceforce and Peaceworkers, we have our winners!
A special congratulations to our 2013 Grand Prize Winner, 17 year old, Kaitlyn Reber of Reading, Pennsylvania.
According to Grand Judge David Hartsough about the winning piece, “Kaitlyn Reber’s art shares the many important faces of peacemaking.”
More congratulations go to our First and Second Prize winners for the Visual Arts and Written categories:
First Prize Visual Arts: Tyler Reppert, 17 yrs of Wernersville, Pennsylvania
Second Prize Visual Arts: Cristina Serban, 18 yrs of Reading, Pennsylvania
First Prize Written: Africa, Land of Peace by Victor Sichangala, 16 yrs of Kabwe, Zambia
Second Prize Written: It’s You by Emma Nice, 18 yrs of Omaha, Nebraska
Check out our website for the runner-up winners in each category as well as recipients of the Jurors Awards and our Honorable Mentions. Also visit the What About Peace? Facebook page for a gallery of photos.
Congratulations once again to the winners and thank you to all for sharing your beautiful work letting us all know that peace is possible.
Director of Organizing