“We always love hearing from teachers about how they’ve creatively used Learning A-Z resources to engage students in their classrooms. And we were thrilled to be asked to judge the talented finalists in this Hong Kong-based Raz-Kids avatar writing contest!” — by Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z writing competition “The Coolest Avatar!” closed successfully. We received hundreds of submission from 15 Hong Kong schools. Every students wrote an impressive, creative and attractive essay about their own personally designed avatar. The effort put into each essay was extremely impressive, and the results were amazing!
All of the submissions have passed to Learning A-Z Professional Development Team, USA for judgement. Here is the winners list!
Ng Cheuk Kiu from C.C.C. Kei Wai Primary School (Ma Wan)
Ng’s avatar is named Planet Protector. With his ability to fly, he takes people on trips around the planet to observe the effects of climate change, educating them about what’s happening and what they can do to help save the environment. Ng’s essay ends by pointing out that the avatar is like him “because we both care about the environment and want to find a solution to climate change. I don’t have superpowers like him so I have to use my ‘people powers’ to save the world.”
Ishanka Chandak from Singapore international school Hong Kong
Ishanka’s avatar is named Lucy. A powerful kung fu fighter, Lucy is also a gymnast, dancer, and musician. Her superpowers include flying, invisibility, and super speed, all of which help her protect others from danger. Ishanka’s essay about Lucy ends by saying: “She is caring, responsible, resilient, and respects others and our mother nature just like me. Lastly, I want to be a kung fu fighter like her.”
Katherine Agnes Liaw from Singapore international school Hong Kong
Katherine’s avatar is named Cindirobie. A ballerina and painter, Cindirobie also holds an object which looks like a small birdhouse… but is actually a time machine. She uses her time machine to help others by taking them into the past to visit loved ones, or into the future to prevent global disasters. Katherine points out that Cindirobie “helps bring harmony, friendship, and peace to people, which makes her an admirable character.”
- St. John from Singapore international school Hong Kong
- Quentin from Singapore international school Hong Kong
- Asher Chew from Singapore international school Hong Kong
- Akiela Lim from Singapore international school Hong Kong
- Tara Tam from The Education University of Hong Kong Jockey Club Primary School
So Hoi Yiu Emily from Pui Kiu College (Primary School)
Emily’s avatar is named Amelia. The top student in her class, Amelia loves reading and studying. She may not be able to walk, but she loves playing wheelchair hockey in her backyard. She dreams of being able to walk again and of becoming a champion hockey player. Her superpower glasses allow her to communicate with animals, and she can even instruct animals to bring gifts to people.
Ho Hoi Yan from C.C.C. Kei Wai Primary School (Ma Wan)
This robot avatar is named Joalliana. She loves gardening, especially planting flowers like tulips, roses, and sunflowers. She also plants carrots for her pet rabbit, Fluffy. Her superpowers include flying fast with her butterfly wings. She’s also opening an organic vegetable store to sell veggies inexpensively to poor people.
Belle Woo from C.C.C. Kei Wai Primary School (Ma Wan)
Woo’s avatar is a ballerina robot who’s never without her tutu and ballet shoes. She loves dancing and animals, and keeps a dog called Choco as her pet. She can use her tutu like the rotors of helicopter, enabling her to fly around saving people from danger. Woo says: “In case of a swimmer drowning in the sea, she will pull him up and fly him to the shore with her tutu.”
- Lam Ching Shun Snowy form Canossa School (Hong Kong)
- Yau Yuen Ching form Canossa School (Hong Kong)
- Layla Wong form S.K.H. Tin Wan Chi Nam Primary School
- Jeff Wong form Pui Kiu College (Primary School)
- Catherine Ng form ST. Bonaventure Catholic Primary School