This fall, California high school students participated in an annual statewide editorial cartoon contest organized by the LegiSchool Project, a state-funded civic initiative in Sacramento. In collaboration with The Lowdown, contestants were tasked with drawing single-panel cartoons related to state or national issues. Judges included Jack Ohman, editorial cartoonist at the Fresno Bee, and yours truly.
And without further ado, the winning entries ...
Vanessa Harding, 9th grade, Culver City High School
Jillian Mara, 11th grade, North High School (Torrance, CA)