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California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

2019-2020 Regional Winners

Imagine this... Story Writing Contest

REGION 1

Third Grade

Bella Fleharty
"Blueberries Make Meals Better"

Plaza School, Teacher: Jennifer Limberg, Glenn County

Ellie Stover
"The Mystery of Marino's Wool"

Plaza School, Teacher: Jennifer Limberg, Glenn County

Fourth Grade

Cristin Murphy
"Logging"

Flournoy Elementary, Teacher: Rachel Davis, Tehama County

Sixth Grade

Francie Heffernan
"Autobiography by Me (Bell the Cow)"

Scott Valley Jr High, Teacher: Jed Merrihew, Siskiyou County

Dottie Davis
"Beef Here, Beef There, Beef Everywhere"

Flournoy Elementary, Teacher: Rachel Davis, Tehama County

Seventh Grade

Kyle Fowle
"Oscar the Adaptable Olive"

Scott Valley Jr High, Teacher: Amy Hurlimann, Siskiyou County

Karl Johnson
"Live in the Vinyard with Gaven"

Scott Valley Jr High, Teacher: Tammy Luiz, Siskiyou County

Eighth Grade

Ava Padgett
"Timmy the Tomato"

Scott Valley Jr High, Teacher: Amy Hurlimann, Siskiyou County

Ellie Gomes
"Alissa Alfalfa's Big Journey"

Scott Valley Jr High, Teacher: Amy Hurlimann, Siskiyou County

REGION 2

Third Grade

Kenadee Parmenter
"Almondo My Life in a Nutshell"

Gratton Elementary, Teacher: Sheila Amaral, Stanislaus County

Logan Daniels
"John's First Day of Harvest"

Gratton Elementary, Teacher: Sheila Amaral, Stanislaus County

Fourth Grade

Isabella Piazza
"An Almond Adeventure"

Gratton Elementary, Teacher: Sheila Amaral, Stanislaus County

Giuliana Magni
"Peach Festival Day"

Sacred Heart School, Teacher: Kevin Crivelli, Stanislaus County

Fifth Grade

Luna Gonzalez
"The Fortune Teller"

St. Stanislause Catholic School, Teacher: Amanda Miranda, Stanislaus County

Olivia Piazza
"One Amazing Family"

Gratton School, Teacher: Sheila Amaral, Stanislaus County

Sixth Grade

Finley Brady
"My Journey: A Drop of Water"

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Teacher: Star Pedon, Stanislaus County

Sofia Droullard
"California Doesn't Sound So Bad After All"

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Teacher: Star Pedon, Stanislaus County

Seventh Grade

Isabella Diep
"The Pistachio Man"

Hickman Charter School, Teacher: Roxanne Lemos, Stanislaus County

Will Magni
"Perfect Dish"

Sacred Heart School, Teacher: Elaine Magni, Stanislaus County

Eighth Grade

Nathan Tanega
"Laura & Lana: California Fairies of Flora and Fauna"

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Teacher: Star Pedon, Stanislaus County

Troy Pajaro
"The Harvest"

Sacred Heart School, Teacher: Elaine Magni, Stanislaus County

REGION 3

Third Grade

Kiara Velazquez
"Sweetie the Nectarine"

St. Anthony School, Teacher: Patricia Sobrevilla, Merced County

Fourth Grade

Valerie Nava
"The Strawberry's Owner"

Ronald Reagan Elementary School, Teacher: Chris Lavagnino, Madera County

Fifth Grade

Georgianna Menczes
"Brynlee Blackberry's Crazy Adventure"

St. Anthony School, Teacher: Ann Hammar, Merced County

Sixth Grade

Jillian Bishop
"Olive Orchard"

Ocean View Elementary, Teacher: Denise Sullivan, San Luis Obispo

Seventh Grade

Judith Gomez
"Beeatriz's UnBEElievable Story"

St. Anne's School, Teacher: Robin Prescott, Tulare County

Eighth Grade

Gianna Warmerdam
"The Great California Pie Contest"

Archangel Academy, Teacher: Christiana Warmerdam, Kings County

REGION 4

Third Grade

Jayda Wu
"The Potato and the Carrot"

Collins School, Teacher: Margie Brennan, Los Angeles County

Lauren Gordon
"Garden Fest"

Collins School, Teacher: Margie Brennan, Los Angeles County

Sixth Grade

Isabella Manno
"Rooty the Carrot"

Hale Charter Academy, Teacher: Paul Rios, Los Angeles County

Gabriel Cossi Gross
"The Seed Givers"

Baldy View Elementary, Teacher: Ann Sorvetti, San Bernardino County

Seventh Grade

Samantha Salonga
"Life As A Sunflower"

Hale Charter Academy, Teacher: Paul Rios, Los Angeles County

Mehdi Najib
"The Benny Buddy"

Hale Charter Academy, Teacher: Paul Rios, Los Angeles County

Eighth Grade

Natalia Abadjian
"The Garden for Two"

St. Gregory Hovsepian School, Teacher: Shane Mankerian, Los Angeles County

Isabelle Garcia
"Jo's Dream"

Oak Knoll Virtual Academy, Teacher: Heidi Jensen, Los Angeles County