Eliana is 13 years old, and is in the 8th grade at Contra Costa Jewish Day School. She lives with her parents, her two younger siblings, and her two cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, drawing, playing sports, and playing and listening to music. She also takes karate at Mires Martial Arts, and loves spending time with her friends. Her favorite books are "Throne of Glass", by Sarah J. Mass, "Splendors and Glooms", by Laura Amy Schlitz, and "Love Letters to the Dead", by Ava Dellaira. She is honored to receive this award.