Creative Expression Contest

14th Annual Human Rights Creative Expression Contest

Presented by the City of Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission 

2018 Contest Winners

  • Elementary School:
    • First, "Wall of Shame," by Sara Calderon, third grade, Aloha-Huber Park;
    • runner-up, "Equal Rights for All," Smrithi Chary, second grade, Jacob Wismer.
  • Middle School:
    • First, "Break the Chains," Elizabeth Koelling, sixth grade, Holy Trinity Catholic School;
    • runner-up, "We Are Malala," Matthew Lei, seventh grade, West Sylvan Middle School.
  • High School: 
    • First, "Finding the Gray," Julia Hildebrandt, junior, Sunset High School;
    • runner-up, "Sanctuary City Essay," Ellie Younger, junior, Southridge High School.

Award ceremony at Beaverton City Hall Council Chambers

An opportunity for all K-12 Beaverton students to show their understanding of the importance of acceptance and human rights by sharing their feelings, opinions, experiences and ideas in a creative style. 


Please call HRAC at 503-526-2569 or email