By Kimberly K. Fu
She’s a history buff, piano player, track runner and National Honor Society member.
Now Buckingham Charter sophomore Sariah Carson can add Optimist of Solano County essay contest winner to her growing list of accomplishments.
Next up for the 15-year-old Vacaville teen — the district competition and choosing a college.
“I was really excited when I got the phone call,” Sariah shared last week, a day before visiting the campuses of Spellman College and Brown University, among others. “It really made me feel proud of myself. It boosted my confidence.”
With encouragement from her mom, Sariah entered the competition with a two-page answer to the question “Can society function without respect?”
Source: Buckingham High School sophomore wins local essay competition, heads to district