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Thank you to all of the participants in the 2024 High School Essay Contest.
See you next year!

For additional information, please contact the KCC-JEE office at (847) 386-7661, or e-mail us at

The 2014 contest was sponsored by private donors.

Congratulations to the 2024 KCC-JEE High School Essay Contest Winner
Sedona Rain Smith
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The 2024 Winning Essay

Sedona Rain Smith

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics

Vancouver, WA

The 2024 KCC-JEE High School Essay Contest winner is Sedona Rain Smith from Vancouver, WA. She will spend four weeks in Kyoto, Japan in summer 2024 studying Japanese with Jaden Martinez, the 2020 contest winner. Congratulations, Sedona!

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