The Annual Essay Contest for Children and Young People of African Descent 2007

Congratulations to all participants!

7-10 Years
First                                           Renathur Noel  (UK)
Second                                     Chelsea Pierre  (UK)
Third                                            Gaynel Barry (UK)

11-13 Years
First                                           Mluleki Mvubu (UK)
Second                         Ruby Faith Aworinde-Smith (Ghana)
Third                                          Sonia Nyathi (UK)

14-16 Years
First                                        Sindiwe Mvubu (UK)


Certificates and feedback have been sent to all participants.

Listen to winners of the Essay Contest for Children of African Decent 2007 read their essays on Henry Bonsu’s ‘Talent Mix’ on Colourful Radio – Saturday 9 June 2007 from 3.15 pm.

Financial Supporters and Special Prizes
Thank you to the following generous Judges who provided the Prizes and Special Prizes for the essayists:

Thank You
For the second year, I wish to thank generous friends in the African Diaspora who have generously given their time to be a Judge and / or their finances to show their support for children of African descent.

Philly           Thank you again for such an early contribution.
USA             A HUGE THANK YOU for such generosity.
Marius         Thank you for everything.
Sandra         You are a pillar.  I’m heartened I can count on you.
Joseph          Another HUGE THANK YOU.
Natasha       Thank you yet again.
Natasha       Thank you also yet again.
Pam              Thank you from across the seas.
Karen            I appreciate your contribution.

First time contributors:
Michael V     Truly magical!
Regina          Thank you for your contribution and entrants from Sierra Leone.
Jax                 T’es adorable.
Laurie           Thank you for so very much – far beyond finances.
Millicent       Thank you for across the ocean.

Thank you for demonstrating you care enough to take time out to be a Judge on this Contest.

Sandra, Philly, Tracey, Natasha, Emma, Natasha N, Karen, Rosemary, Dunstan, Toyin, Kamau, Denise, Lorna, Grace, Alden, Pam (Vincy), Bertram, Albert, Chinema.