Youth Competition 2017

Name Your Hero 2017

The 2017 Dan David Prize High School Essay Competition in Conjunction with the Dov Lautman Unit of Science Oriented Youth, Tel Aviv University

“Name your Hero” – Winning Essays

First Place
Rachel Komisarchik
Echad Ha'am High School, Petach-Tikva
Read the essay. “Still I Rise” 

Eshel Gurevitch
Misgav High School, Atzmon Segev   
Read the essay. “From Sesame Street with Love”

Tal Avisahal
Leo Baeck High School, Haifa
Read the essay. “From Ethiopia to Utopia”

Second Place
Dana Dietrich Hosman
Hakfar Hayarok, Levy Eshkol Experimental Youth Village, Ramat Hasharon
“The Mother of Trees”

Shell Raveh
Comprehensive School Y"Z, Ashdod
“The Angels from Tel Aviv”

Ronnie Antebi
Leo Baeck High School, Haifa 
“Distance is Not an Excuse for Apathy”

Nadeen Abo Moch
Ees al Kasami Baka Al Garbia
“The Girl who Succeeded Against all Odds”

Tomer  Karp
Leo Baeck High School, Haifa 
“If You Want to Give”

Noa Nave
Comprehensive School Y"Z, Ashdod
“You will Change the World”

Ron Kogan
Misgav High School, Atzmon Segev   
“Human Ecology”

Third Place
Said Kordav
Beit Jan School
“One Woman March”

Hila Ribon
Misgav High School, Atzmon Segev   
“There is a Way Out”

Safeia Masarwa
Alsalam School
“The Electronic Nose”

Sama Taya
Alsalam School
“Small Change Saves Lives”

Ahmad Habayib
Alkasami School
“Claude Shannon from 1 to 0”

Yarden Cohen
Hakfar Hayarok, Levy Eshkol Experimental Youth Village, Ramat Hasharon
“You and I Will Change the World”

Omer Maduel
Hakfar Hayarok, Levy Eshkol Experimental Youth Village, Ramat Hasharon
“Musical Medicine”

Ali Trudi
Amirim High School, Kfar Vradim
“Zidan's Dream”

Ido Bar-Sella
Echad Ha'am High School, Petach-Tikva
“Change Through Art”

Alon Chassis
Hakfar Hayarok, Levy Eshkol Experimental Youth Village, Ramat Hasharon
“Housing for Homeless”

Yuval Levav
Shmuel Ha'Nagid, Herzeliya
“Use Your Freedom to Determine Ours”

Nave Zilberstein
Misgav High School, Atzmon Segev   
“Breaking the Conventions”

Yonatan Farber
Misgav High School, Atzmon Segev   
“With Investment and Persistence, the Impossible is Possible”

Prize-winning School
Misgav High School, Atzmon Segev