By Landan Kuhlmann
Fort Bend ISD announced Sept. 8 that Zane Ziad was chosen as the 2020 National Ambassador for the “Do the Write Thing “challenge, a writing campaign for middle school students.
Ziad, a student at Garcia Middle School in Sugar Land, was one of two students chosen from the Houston/Harris County area out of more than 14,000 submissions.
To hear Ziad’s winning essay submission, go to dtwtx.org/blog/.
Overall, FBISD had 507 submissions and 16 finalists. The other finalists are below.
Justin Le and Makayla Wolfe
Charlotte He and Samuel Koh
Dustin Howard and Van Dao
Ethan Garza and Yaretzi Perez
Bradley Garcia and Marylovelyn Okereafor
Ziad and Najwa Falou
Hailey Hawkins and Mason Gibbs
Ian Harper and Issabella Santo