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Imperial Youth Department
2022 Black History Contest Winners!!!!

Kudos to the youth who submitted an entry into the Imperial Youth Department - Black History Contest Contest! While all of the entries are very good, only 3 winners can be selected. Directors and Directresses, please don't forget to recognize your youth on a Local and Desert level for a job well done.  The winner's essays are listed below to showcase our youth's creative thinking skills as well as their effort.  From the looks of it, we have future leaders in the making and you are helping prepare them for their future. Good job to each of you!


1st Place

Elementary School Category

Kailynn Carr -1st place

Stolkin Court #173

Youth Directress Carrie Smith, PC

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Middle School Category

There were no submissions this year from this category. We look forward to having submissions next year!

In the Classroom

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1st Place

High School Category

Riesen Riley (10th Grade) - 1st place

Medinah Court #15

Youth Directress Rashandra Burnett

Participating Temples and Courts

Entries & Honorable Mentions

Participating Temple and Court Youth Entries

Medinah Court #15

Riesen Riley - High School

Dt. Rashandra Burnett, Youth Directress


Adrienne Cooper


Muhammad Temple #34

Jurnee Roberts - Elementary (Honorable Mention)

Deputy James Tenner


Hadji Court #62

Mercedes Bivins - High School (Honorable Mention)

Dt. Deborah Mack, Youth Directress


Marracci Court #32

Kenyatta Washington

Dt. Sherondo Hamm-Washington


Stolkin Court #172

Kailynn Carr - Elementary

Delvin Williams - High School

Dt. Carrie Smith, Youth Directress


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