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Students Liven Up the Parlor of Ryerss Museum and Library

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Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri and Site Manager Martha Moffat

Winners of 2nd Annual Ryerss Youth Poetry Contest

Winners of 2nd Annual Ryerss Youth Poetry Contest with Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri, Mr and Mrs Ryerss, Martha Moffat

presented the winners of the 2nd Annual Ryerss Youth Poetry Contest today. Winning students read their poems in front of a lively audience at Ryerss. Mr. and Mrs. Ryerss, (portrayed by Bill and Carole McMenamin) were on hand to present students with prizes and certificates acknowledging their award winning poems.

 

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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
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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.