First Annual Youth Poetry Contest Winners!

Join us to award the prizes and hear the winners read their poems on

April 5th, 2014 at 1:00

Winners’ List

9th Grade

First Prize Sarah Smolnicki A Visit to Ryerss St. Hubert High School

10th Grade

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
Honorable Mention Maeve Thomas Friend Cemetery Abington Sr.High School

11th Grade

First Prize Drew Schmidt Drifting Through Abington Sr.High School
Second Prize Kathleen O’Neill Sky Split Snow Abington Sr.High School
Third Prize Aajay Gauthier Maturity Abington Sr.High School
Honorable Mention Dominick Palma Lessons of a Baseball Central High School

12th Grade

First Prize Erin Burke Anne CheltenhamHigh School
Second Prize Matt Yoskowitz Down the Slope AbingtonSr.High School
Third Prize Fatjona Zemanaj Swing AbingtonSr.High School
Honorable Mention Matthew Dawson A Treat for All JenkintownHigh School

Poet in Residence, Diane Sahms-Guarnieri