Annie Bone’s Winning Adoptee Scholarship Submission

Congratulations to Annie Bone, one of this year’s three Holt Adoptee Scholarship winners!

This year, each applicant submitted a creative work framed around the prompt, “What’s in a name? Revealing the stories behind our adoptive names, birth names and nicknames.”

My name is Annie. I submitted a zine showcasing my different names and how
they represent me. I was overjoyed when I heard I had been awarded this scholarship. I plan to pursue a civil engineering degree at Texas A&M University. This money will go towards my many textbooks and tuition. I am excited to start my college career and can’t wait to see where the future will lead me!

View this year’s other two winning submissions here!

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