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Grace Hu Wins American Psychological Association National Essay Contest

LHWHS senior Grace Hu has won the 2021 American Psychological Association Committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) essay competition.

Students from across the U.S. were invited to submit an essay of no more than 3,000 words focusing on the global coronavirus pandemic and how it relates to the current psychological understanding of resilience.

Grace’s essay, Intersectionality & Resilience: A Psychological Approach to Resilience & Response to Trauma, will be published on the APA TOPSS website.

She also will receive a $250 scholarship for her winning entry.