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Senior Wins Literary Contest and Scholarship

Senior Simran Israni won a $750 scholarship and a Kindle after placing second in the Rancho Santa Fe Literary Society's contest for her essay,  Quintessential America. Simran and the other winners met with Ghanaian-American novelist Yaa Gyasi on May 18 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar during a literary luncheon. Gyasi won the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Award for her debut novel, Homegoing. Simran plans to study Business Marketing at Northeastern University in the fall.
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