Celebrate APIDA Heritage Month

The month of May is Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month, and this year marks 60 years since Gilman welcomed its first APIDA student to the community! Thank you to those who wore their "We Are Gilman" shirt or dressed down in orange — signifying courage, happiness, and good health — on Friday, May 13.

Lower School Award Winners

Art Award
  • Two Cultures Connected by Gavi W.
  • The Red Demon Samurai: Siege of Gold by Jackie W.
Poetry Award
  • Return by Alexander W.
  • A Day’s Worth: Theme, A California 1849 Gold Rush by Eason F.
CIE Award
  • Fly Free by Gavi W.
Parent Affinity Group Award
  • Asian New Year’s Theme with Lanterns by Brendan W.
Grand Prize
  • Two Cultures Connected by Gavi W.

Middle School Award Winners

Art Awards
  • Nuku Hiva by Liam Higgins
  • The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Rowan Tondro
Library/Writing Faculty Award
  • The Dragon of China by Ambrose Smith
Middle School CIE Award
  • The Terracotta Warrior and the Great Wall of China by Eric Sun
Middle School Parent Award
  • Blossom Mountain | Joy and Tranquility by Joe Hutzler
Grand Prize
  • Mouri Katsunaga, Ogazawara Hisamasa - Osaka Summer War By Benji Wu

Upper School Award Winners

Art Award
  • Purple Mountain Majesties by Christopher Wo
Poetry Award
  • Terracotta Warriors by Jason Sutton
CIE Award
  • 사물놀 (Samul nori), It is a poem based around the romanticism of 사물놀이 by Yoon Shin
Parent Affinity Group Award
  • 사물놀 (Samul nori), It is a poem based around the romanticism of 사물놀이 by Yoon Shin
Grand Prize
  • Of Fire in Saigon by Finn Tondro