Mazel Tov to all the 2022 Arts and Literature Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2022 Holocaust Creative Arts Competition Award Winners


Our REMEMBER Program's Holocaust Creative Arts & Writing Competition received many entries from high school students across the Greater Charleston area. This year's theme was "Turning Memory to Strength". The 2022 winners will receive cash prizes thanks to the generous support of Homegrown Hospitality Group. Thank you to Sandra Brett for her leadership of this important program and to all of the community members who judge the competition.

First place

David Bounds, Sophomore - Summerville High School 

Jadzia Stern’s Holocaust survival


Second place tie

Martha Comer, Junior - Summerville High School

 The Recurring Nightmare of Genocide

Jackson Clapp, Sophomore -  Summerville High School

 Survivor: Bertha Haberfeld


Honorable mentions 

Isaac Cinnamon, Junior - Summerville High School

The Looming Shadow 

James Swing, Freshman - Summerville High School

Final Effort 

Ella Fritz, Junior - Charleston County School of the Arts

My Great Aunt's Story-Her Mother's Sacrifice, A Miracle Survival


Thank you to these teachers and schools who supported their students in participating  

Tarah Meyer - Summerville Hiigh School  - DD2

Francis Hammes - Charleston County School of the Arts - CCSD

John Cullinen - Cross Schools - SCISA


Congratulations to the 2022 South Carolina Council on the Holocaust Statewide Holocaust Art and Writing Contest Winners

5 - 8 grade: Maxwell Holmann from Cross Schools in Bluffton

9 - 11 grade: Tui Xan Tin from Charleston School of the Arts High School 

12th grade: Emma Cesari from Summerville High School


Congratulations to the National 2022 Chapman University Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest Winners

Sara Lebowitz, a student at Summerville High School, won 2nd place in the high school prose category. You can read her piece A Woman of Valor.