Our Dragon Fellows have all run amazing projects that have changed their corners of the world. The top 3 projects will compete at the Dragon Challenge on September 28 for an additional $5,000 to continue their good work.
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Andres Medina, Isabel Ortega (Circulos at Advanced Learning Academy)
Providing a fun and creative installation to teach about government and civic engagement.
Allie Kim, Kaelyn Park (Marlborough High School)
Providing journalism classes for students across the greater LA area to inform them of what fake news is and how to differentiate it from the truth.
Andres Lizardo, Maaso Ortega (Polytechnic High School)
Implementing a summer intensive aimed to increase college prep test scores of marginalized communities and encourage college readiness.
Truong Nguyen, Jason Ho, Coby D Xa (Oxford Academy)
Teaching middle school children science and engineering skills through the construction of RC vehicles (boats, cars, airplanes, etc).
Ashley Yuen, Lauren Yuen (Irvine High School)
Teaching underprivileged kids fun, effective art techniques that will transform their art into realistic, vibrant masterpieces while giving them a platform to express their creative thoughts.
Arly Adame, Maximilian Uehara (OCSA)
Establishing a free, need-based summer leadership and performance arts seminar for underserved children.
Hannah Kim, Ella Webb, Sylvia Miranda (OCSA)
Supporting non-profits in spreading their mission through the creation of promotional videos and social media campaign films.
Olivia Kim, Tiffany Lee (Polytechnic High School)
Making musical theatre tap accessible to kids in underserved communities
Masoud McLeod, Devon Smith (CA School of the Arts, OC School of the Arts)
Placing bookcases in barbershops of under-resourced communitites to provide literature options for young waiting patrons to promote literacy, culminating in a literacy summit.
Nara Duffie (California School of the Arts)
Inspiring creativity in students by encouraging them to write short stories, published in a book.
Daniel Zhu, Timothy Jun, Joey Laderer (OC School of the Arts)
Exposing students to environmental conservation, teaching them the importance of a vegetable and herbal based diet, and encouraging them to be proactive in growing and preparing food.