The Houston Chinese Alliance is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Annual Legislative Essay Contest. To view a winning participant’s essay, click their name.
Varsity Level Winners (9th – 12th Grade)
Essay Topic : HCR88 ( https://legiscan.com/TX/bill/HCR88/2019) Urging Congress to pass stricter gun laws, including a ban on the sale of assault weapons. Do you support or oppose the bill? Please do your own research and write an essay to support your opinion.
Participation Award : Daniel Chen, Rachel Gai, Amy He, Tracy Huang, William Liu, Selena Wang
Booster Level Winners (Kindergarten – 8th Grade)
Essay Topic : Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said this in twitter: “We came up with the SAT during World War II to determine who to keep from the frontlines. Now every year is wartime. We should deemphasize standardized tests and evaluate kids more holistically.” (https://mobile.twitter.com/andrewyang/status/1181967264167448582?lang=en)
Do you agree or disagree with him? Please do your own research and write an essay to support your opinion.
Participation Award : David Chen, Leetyan Chen, Langdon Dai, Laura Huang, Matthew Li, Jaylon Ma, Emily Xu, Qiran Zhang, Dylan Zhong
Award Ceremony & Sponsors
Due to the outbreak of COVID – 19 (Coronavirus), the award ceremony will be held during the summer of 2020 instead of spring. Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to the winners.
We also thank our sponsors : Lucy Zhao from the AIG Financial Network and SpiderSmart Bellaire and Memorial Center.