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Poetry & Short Story Contest 2022 Winners

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We are pleased to announce the honorees for the Writers & Poets Contest 2022. Thank you to all who submitted their fantastic work to this year's contest! 

GRADES 2-3 HONOREES

Poetry
Riyanshi Das, "Snow"
Adelle Beazley, "My Season Days"
Adrisha Kanjilal, "Delicious Bakery"

Short Stories
Camillo Kline, "My Notebook"
Trisha Jain, "A Trip to Zoofana"
Victoria Sullivan, "Family"

                                               
GRADES 4-5 HONOREES

Poetry
Camilla Hallack, "None Knows Me as I Do"
Hope Quick, "Trees"
Sadie Kolbe, "What the Snow Sees"

Short Stories
Ellie Rhoderick, "The Spirits"
Evelyn White, "The Donut and the Dinosaur"
Lucy Matthews, "Mushroom World"


GRADES 6-8 HONOREES

Poetry
Fatima Sofia McHugh, "Light and Dark"
Annalie Kolbe, "Ice Cream"
Helen Stottlemyer, "The Fight for Freedom"

Short Stories
Cate Hensley, "Away with the Tide"
Zander Hine, "Orenda's Journey"
Grey Palmer, "You're Entirely Sheltered With Me"


GRADES 9-12 HONOREES

Poetry
Hazel Edwards, "Where I'm From"
Leyla Hecht, "I Wish I Had New Skin"
Isatou Salla, "Sophia, the Girl Who Danced to the Moon"

Short Stories
Lily Rei Brown, "Timeless"
Baylee Doolan, "Repeat"
Jason Ridgely, "Careful What You Wish For"

         
ADULT HONOREES

Poetry
Nancy Schleihauf Ferguson, "Five Seconds"
Pam Mentzer, "Untitled"
George Anikis, "Antietam's Voice"

Short Stories
Tara Peck, "It Will Be Over Soon"
Kenneth Boyer, "The Winning Streak"
Linda MacDonald, "Lessons from the Past"


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