Thursday, October 2, 2008
Jewish Teen Finalist in Wells Fargo Contest
Leah Larson, age 17, editor and publisher of Yaldah magazine for Jewish girls, is a finalist in the Someday Stories Contest sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank. Leah’s mother, Evelyn Krieger, of Sharon, MA, wrote the winning essay, “Dream Girl," describing her ambitious daughter’s talents and dream of expanding Yaldah Magazine, which she started at age 13. Krieger’s essay was one of 5 finalists selected from 10,000 entries and is the only Jewish finalist.