If there's one thing Experiment 507 - I Accuse My Parents taught us, it's that if you have an accomplishment under your belt, milk it for all it's worth! Minor accomplishment? Milk it. Negligible feat of winning an essay contest? MILK IT.
In fact, even if you've never won an essay contest, use this image in any online conversation when you want to casually drop how impressive you are as a human. The look on his pleased, mildly-smug face will send the message loud and clear.