Congratulations to the 2011 Millie Brother Scholarship winners En Tzu (Angela) Liu from Charlestown, South Carolina and Kayla Hammersmith from Carol Stream, Illinois. Go to the list of winners and read their winning essays!
Posts from ‘August, 2011’
CODA Scholarship Essay: Egg Drop Soup It’s a nightly ritual. Before dinner, my father sits watching the television, watching the Chinese news broadcast. The television blares quietly, but the sound never reaches his unhearing ears: he can only read the Chinese subtitles. My mother bangs around in the kitchen, preparing the strange-smelling concoctions that she [...]
My Double Life I used to think that “lettuce” was a box of soft white sheets meant for wiping tears and blowing noses. Now, I wasn’t an especially advanced child, but I could tell the difference between salad and tissues. However, whenever my mom whipped out a crumpled tissue from her purse, she’d ask me [...]