Hiba KhalidHiba Khalid, a junior at Mira Mesa High, won California PTSA’s AWARD OF EXCELLENCE in Literature. for her touching short story about an old woman’s memories of the magical moments in her life.

The following MMHS students also advanced to the State Competition and received Awards of Merit


  • Carmina Lansangan
  • Kimberly Nguyen
  • Stephanie Tran Rojas

Film/Video Production

  • Rounalyn Gabito
  • Steffany Paz


  • Maria Gomez
  • Ilse Morales-Montero

Visual Arts

  • Thuan Nguyen