New Jersey Council of Teachers of English — 1st Place Essay
Joyce He is a junior from Livingston High School. She is an editor for both her school’s literary magazine and an online publication. She also serves as a graphic designer for her school’s National Art Honor Society. Her art and writing have been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and are forthcoming in several literary magazines. In addition to writing, she has explored her interest in science by conducting research at a lab at NYU this past summer and competing in Science Olympiad, in which she has medaled at the state level.