2022 Meet the People Featured in Our Winning Student Profiles


Our first-ever Profile Contest requested a whole lot of its teenage individuals. Not solely did they’ve to search out somebody fascinating to interview, then develop questions designed to attract that individual out, however they needed to edit the ensuing dialog right into a cogent and compelling Q. and A. of not more than 700 phrases. As well as, they have been requested to take at the least one “environmental portrait” of their topic and provide a caption for it, in addition to write a headline for his or her piece.

However over 1,400 youngsters world wide tried it, and — at the least in keeping with those that crammed out an elective remark part on the backside of the submission type — most of them had enjoyable. A number of famous that profile writing was a special form of writing from what they’re often assigned in class, so the novelty alone was refreshing. Many additionally mentioned that, after two years of pandemic isolation, the push to speak to new folks of their communities was welcome. As one pupil defined, “I had a lot enjoyable doing this that I can not specific it right here. I believe that human interplay is treasured and is slipping away within the digital age, so the truth that there was a possibility for me to have a dialog with an previous individual about their previous and have somebody truly be serious about it’s thrilling.”

Beneath, we’re delighted to announce our finalists and introduce you to the fascinating folks profiled by our Prime 10 winners. And although we don’t have room to publish the work of our 11 runners-up and 38 honorable mentions, we hope that, simply from studying their headlines, you sense the imaginative number of the topics they selected.

Thanks to the lecturers and college students who took an opportunity and tried this new problem. We cherished assembly the folks you profiled and seeing their accomplishments by your eyes.

“From Discipline Labor to an Engineering Main” by Anna Yang

“Vitality Empowers Her” by Katie Yu

“Jordan Seaberry Thrives on Redefining What It Means to Be an Artist” by Sophia Blythe

“Psychological Well being: It’s All Round Us” by Shawn Bulloch

“A Retailer Proprietor and His Neighborhood” by Alexa S.B.

“Pug’s Having a Nice Time” by Nathan Ghose

“Jupiter Fiction Goals for a Way forward for Subverting Our Expectations” by Alika Jimenez

“Blind however Undefeatable” by Jihoon Josh Lee

“One Man, One Selection and One Saved Species” by Diogo Martins and Luís Martins

“Within the Eye of the Storm, Amy Cantrell is Serving to These on the Fringes of Society” by Aidan O’Donnell

“A Neighborhood Rises Out of Bread” by Adele Ryono

“Bulgogi for All people: The Culinary Ambitions of Mi Ran Park” by Isabella Shin

“Persist with the Guidelines or Search a Approach Out” by Yihong Gan

“Brenda Lafargue’s Combat In opposition to the Faults within the Baby Care System” by Brooke Aron

“Simply Hold Swimming: 80-Yr-Outdated Susan Guertin’s Motto” by Finn Bergquist

“Paralympic Gold Medalist Continues to Advocate Change” by Caroline Brennan and Lane Kaeyer

“Rebirth of a Mom-Daughter Love: A Chinese language American Writer’s Exploration of Her Household Historical past” by Iris Chen

“Realizing a Dream: Pursuing a Second Profession as a Youngsters’s Ebook Writer” by Jessica Cheng

“Skyler Chin’s Unlawful Dream” by Brayden Chien

“Adopted to the U.S. on the Age of 4. Deported to South Korea at 46.” by Youngwoong Cho

“Tom Fong: Classes You Have to Hear From an Oncologist” by Knox Choi

“From the Battlefield to the Blackboard: Recommendation From a Lifetime of Service” by Nina Johnson and Courtney Duffy

“The Lifetime of Daniel Durant, a Deaf Actor in Hollywood” by Ingrid F.

“Residing a Double Life: From the KGB to Nuclear Proliferators” by Amelie Godfrey

“From Small-City Buchanan, Mich., to Olympic Silver Medalist” by Logan Eric Grwinski

“Rising Writers, Readers and Thinkers” by Ava Hoelscher

“The American Dream Lives On” by Kelsey Katt

“Murders, Shootings and Scandals: Crime Reporter Unfazed” by Bella Kim

“L.P.G.A. Legend Takes a Full Swing at New Endeavors” by Dione Kim

“Introducing Younger Goo Kang: ‘Everybody Wants Their Personal Sangwonsa’” by Hwayi Kwon

“Andrea Berloff Appears to Do It All, From Writing to Directing to Producing” by Zoe Lebowitz

“A Therapist Joins a Heated Debate: Can Synthetic Intelligence Exchange Human Therapists?” by Esther Lee

“‘For Me, It Was a Success Story’: Kathryn Ciminello’s Journey From Rockette to Dance Trainer” by Emily Malone

“Spreading Tales and Music, One Tune at a Time” by Sydney Mark

“Altering Interval Poverty” by Mallory McMullen

“Hansika Sakshi Shares How Bharatanatyam Reworked Her Life” by Annie Pan

“From Structure Student to Zen Master: Journey to the True Self” by S. Spencer Park

“From Movie to Fish: Meredith McCarthy’s Deep Dive Into Activism” by Olivia Pirrone

“From a Reporter within the Massive Metropolis to the Editor in Chief of a Newspaper within the Cloud Forest” by Valerie Porras Anchia

“Feed Individuals, Not Landfills”by Deeksha Ravi

“The Again Street to the N.F.L.” by Mylie Roberts

“Contained in the Mouth of a Killer” by Katie Rudow

“Unimaginable Desires: An Airborne Physician” by Joshua Sarwate

“Ayodhya Devi: The Lady Who’s Seen It All” by Shivika Sharma

“One Man’s Journey Towards Restorative Justice” by Isabel Ungs

“From Senegal to California: Mr. Mbengue’s Journey With His Identities” by Jiaqi Wang

“The Ghosts All Round Roosevelt Island” by Ziyue Wang

“He Began His TikTok Due to a $50 Wager. Now He’s a Storyteller With Over Three Million Followers.” by Allison Xu

“Gala Sorkina Imbues Her Phrases With Pleasure” by Benjamin Zaltsman

“From ‘Trash’ to Treasure: Charlotte Kruk Creates Wearable Artwork From Packaging Waste” by Calvin Zhou

“Misplaced and Present in Translation” by Kairui Zhou


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