Thank you for voting! And thank you to all of our finalists for sharing their dreams! National Disability Institute is proud to announce that the winner of the 3rd Annual My American Dream Video Contest is Lucia Rios! Lucia wins $1,000, a digital tablet and mentoring sessions to help her pursue her dream. In her video, Lucia shared that her dream is to become a published author and we are delighted to have award-winning journalist, author and NPR News investigative corespondent Joseph Shapiro serve as Lucia's mentor!
This year's voting was close and NDI also surprised finalist Brennan Heider and notified him that he will receive $250 and sessions with a to-be-determined mentor as first runner up in the My American Dream – Voices of Americans with Disabilities Video Contest.
Watch video of Lucia Rios's win being announced at Holland City Hall:
View Lucia's Winning Video: