Johnny Huynh, Margaret Gallagher, and Chetana Srinivas - declared winners of 2010 Essay Contest

Essay Contest Winners

Margaret Gallagher 2nd place, Johnny Huynh 1st place, and Chetana Srinivas 3rd place in the 2010 Pomona Valley UNA-USA High School Essay Contest on January 24, 2010. They are joined by family members, Chapter Co-Presidents Katie Gerecke and Richard Harris, Chapter Treasurer Emily Burch, SoCal UNA-USA Division President Mel Boynton, and National UNA-USA Board Member Ardi Rashidi.

Sunday, January 24, 2010 in Claremont.

The 2010 Essay Contest Winners were celebrated at the annual gala dinner for the Pomona Valley UNA-USA at Pilgrim Place. The program included the Claremont winners in the annual High school essay contest: first place finisher Johnny Huynh, senior at Claremont High, second place Margaret Gallagher, junior at Claremont High, and third place winner Kalilah Hyman, junior at Claremont High School. Each was presented a cash prize for their outstanding efforts.

Essay Winners
Margaret Gallaher - 2nd Place Winner, Johnny Huynh - 1st Place, and Chetana Srinivas - 3rd Place

Students were asked to write a letter to the President of the United States answering the following questions:
1. How can the U.S. build an international system that promotes good governance, development, and poverty reduction?
2. How can the U.S. promote sustainable development and economic growth in developing countries?

Essay by Johnny Huynh Download PDF

Essay by Margaret Gallaher Download PDF

Essay by Chetana Srinivas Download PDF