For Students For Teachers For Judges Student Anthology

Mosaic is an annual language arts program for middle school students to showcase their creative talents and express their cultural identities. The program is held in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL). The theme for the program is “My Culture.” Entries are in the category of essay, poem, or short story, and allow students to creatively express their personal reflections on diversity and culture.

Congratulations to our 2017-18 Awardees

Mosaic 2018

6th Grade

Zayn Bandukwalla Cabin John Essay Winner
Rohan Giare Cabin John Essay Honorable Mention
Arjun Nair Argyle Essay Honorable Mention
Ashwin  Gopalaswami Parkland Poem Winner
Renuka Rubin Eastern Poem Honorable Mention
Milla A.  Brizhik John Poole Short Story Winner
Andrea Iskandar Cabin John Short Story Honorable Mention
Weronika Kitlinska John Poole Short Story Honorable Mention
Amber Li Francis Scott Key Short Story Honorable Mention
Emma Sakala Silver Creek Short Story Honorable Mention


7th Grade

Olivia  Frank Herbert Hoover Essay Winner
Yuvraj Rekhi Herbert Hoover Essay Honorable Mention
Angelina  Silva Lakelands Park Poem Winner
Alison Stanton John Poole Poem Honorable Mention
Veronica  Peter Benjamin Banneker Short Story Winner
Shayyan Ahmed Robert Frost Short Story Honorable Mention


8th Grade

Rohan I. Ojha Takoma Park Essay Winner
Sofia Moreira Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Honorable Mention
Valeria Rivera Ridgeview Poem Winner
Mariana Ruiz Ridgeview Poem Honorable Mention
Ansh Patel Lakelands Park Short Story Winner
Violeta Zamorano-Scott Silver Spring International Short Story Honorable Mention


We are no longer accepting student entries. Look for an announcement in Fall 2018.