Ryerss Announces Winners of 1st Annual Youth Poetry Contest

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First Annual Youth Poetry Contest (Grades 9-12)
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Winners’ List
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9th Grade
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Frist Prize          Sarah Smolnicki       A Visit to Ryerss  Saint Hubert High School
10th Grade
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First Prize               Melissa Phung          Arab Hunter               Central High School
Second Prize         Jessica Bachman    Untitled                         First Century Gospel
Third Prize            Harry Yang               Time After Time       Central High School
Hon. Mention      Maeve Thomas          Friend Cemetery      Abington High School
 
11th Grade
 
First Prize            Drew Schmidt         Drifting Through        Abington High School
                                                                        Frozen Memories
Second Prize      Kathleen O’Neil             Sky Split Snow       Abington High School
Third Prize         Aajay Gauthier              Maturity                 Abington High School
Hon Mention    Dominick Palma            Lessons of                 Central High School
                                                                          Baseball
 
12th Grade
 
First Prize            Erin Burke                      Anne                  Cheletnham High School
Second Prize       Matt Yoskowitz            Down the Slope   Abington High School
Third Prize          Fatjona Zemanaj         Swing                    Abington High School
Hon. Mention   Matthew Dawson       A Treat for All      Jenkintown High School   
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Poet in Residence, Diane Sahms-Guarnieri 
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On April 5th @ 1pm Ryerss Museum and Library will host the 1st Annual Youth Poetry Reading in the second floor gallery featuring the poetry of all the winning students. 

One response to “Ryerss Announces Winners of 1st Annual Youth Poetry Contest

  1. Congratulations to 12th grader Erin Burke of Cheltenham High School!

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