We of One World can not give enough respectful acknowledgment or loving thanks to the greater One World family, every single school administrator, teacher, editor, donor, judge, or family member who made our wonderful December 15 One World High School Challenge possible. Thank you. Without further ado, the winners are:

Stage Presentations

1st Place
Nyla Thomas, Benjamin Banneker, Grade 11
Mandatory Black History

2nd Place
Mery Jans Vergara Sanchez, Duke Ellington, Grade 10
Educator Advocacy

3rd Place
Felicia Ogundimu, School Without Walls, Grade 9
Standardized Testing

Honorable Mention
Khareem Telemaque, Benjamin Banneker, Grade 12
Police Bias

Board Presentations

1st Place
Kamari Hunter Mayes, DC International, Grade 9
Body Dysmorphia and Social Media

2nd Place
Ellis Isaac, DC International, Grade 11
The School-to-Prison Pipeline

3rd Place
Herimon Demmisse, Capital City, Grade 9

Honorable Mention
Maya Deutsch, DC International, Grade 10
Tax on Menstrual Products

Essay Competition

1st Place
Stephanie Gonzalez, DC International, Grade 9
Sexual Assault and Rape

2nd Place
Adrienne Ramirez, DC International, Grade 10
Social Media is the Cause of Self-Worth Issues

3rd Place
Sarone Terefe, DC International, Grade 10
Black Representation in the American Girl Doll Franchise

Honorable Mention
Delaney Williams, DC International, Grade 10
Racial Stereotypes in Media