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CZC - 2022 Essay Contest Winners

Friday, March 11, 2022 7:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The California Zoroastrian Center (CZC) presents 2022 Essay Contest Winners.

The contest was for youth ages 14-18 with the topic, "According to the Gathas, can one be a Zoroastrian without a belief in God?"

We received 4 entries, all intelligently written.

After collaboration with the contest judges, we will announce one winner and three honorable mentions as follows:


Mr. Zeyus Spenta from British Columbia (ZSBC)

Honorable mentions:

Mr. Rayhan Driver from Illinois (ZAMC)

Ms. Chista Irani from California (PZO)

Ms. Mantra Roointan from California (CZC-LA)

The winner will receive a check for $300 dollars and the honorable mentions a check for $75 dollars each.  Please give us a few weeks to process the checks and mail them to you.

Many thanks to our wonderful contestants, contest judges, Mr. Parviz Manoochehri our wonderful web master, Ms. Azadeh Hormozdiari for designing our flyer, California Zoroastrian Center, FEZANA, and all the religion teachers for their support.


Artemis Javanshir

Essay Contest Organizer

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