The Optimist

Recently, The Holocaust Museum in conjunction with the Anti-Defamation League of Atlanta held a poetry contest for all children and young adults in the south-east. The theme was ‘Imagine a World Without Hate’. I entered my poem, The Optimist, and it was awarded first place in my division. I was so excited when they notified me! Below are some pictures from the awards ceremony held at Kennesaw State University last weekend:

Link to The Optimist

Award Presentation
From left: Holocaust Survivor Hershel Greenblatt , Museum Board member JoAnn Wood, and ADL Board Member Jason Oberweis

3 thoughts on “The Optimist

  1. pfbaer April 29, 2018 / 1:28 pm

    What a meaningful contest! Your poem gives me hope!!!!! Thank you and congratulations!

  2. Dad April 29, 2018 / 5:23 pm

    What a well deserved award. Your poem is so hopeful that the world can change if we keep trying. Keep writing and being positive.

  3. babi a deda May 2, 2018 / 6:02 am

    Elli,gratulujeme k tak velkému úspěchu,máme velkou radost,obdivujeme Tě

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