Elementary Schools

Country Day student wins La Jolla Library essay contest

Country Day student wins La Jolla Library essay contest

More than 100 fourth-grade La Jolla Library patrons entered this year’s library essay contest to answer the question: “(What is) a book that has had a personal impact on your life? How did it impact you? And why?”

While open to all library users, the grand prize winner and top five all hail from La Jolla schools, and were honored at a ceremony March 13 at the library, 7555 Draper Ave.

“Today, we are honoring the top six entries, and I’m proud to say they are essays of top quality,” said Youth Services librarian Dana Sanchez. “We are so proud to have such well-read, thoughtful and academically-minded students in our community.”

The grand prize winner was La Jolla...

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