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Young Writer Earns Bilingual Ed Award

Second grader Sofia Avila of Henry K-5 Dual Immersion School won the top prize in the K-2 division of a student writing contest sponsored by the California Association for Bilingual Education.  She will be honored Friday, March 31 at the Anaheim Marriott during a Seal of Excellence banquet ceremony, where she’ll receive a certificate and $200.  The writing contest focused on the many advantages of being bilingual and biliterate, with the theme, “How does being bilingual/multilingual make dreams come true?”