Sharon, MA – Seventeen-year-old Leah Larson, founder, editor, and publisher of YALDAH magazine is the winner in the Someday Stories Contest sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank.
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 was the only Jewish finalist.
Leah got national media attention from Jews worldwide that have voted, blogged about it, spread the word to their friends, and eagerly checked the votes each day.
The mother/daughter team will use the grand prize of $100,000, which will be invested in expanding the magazine and programs for Jewish girls.
An Official Announcement will be released tomorrow by officials of Wells Fargo.