2024 Children and Young Adult Poetry Contest


The judges were impressed with the talent many of you showcased and they had a difficult time selecting top picks from the wide variety of poetry.  Winners were announced at our yearly Ice Cream Social, with plenty of friends, family and whipped cream. Below are the winners and a link to the winning poetry.  Well done!

Ages 6-8
First Place:  The Moon by Adrian Choi
Second Place Tie:
I Wonder by Bryant Levi Grodner
My Mansion by Miles O’Donoghue

Third Place: A Friend (is Someone Special) by Margot Villalong

Ages 9-12
First Place: Marrakech, You’ll Find Me  by Reagan Choi
Second Place: To Hear by Corinne Pidel
Third Place: Our Gaming Adventure by Charlie Mignone

Ages 13-18
First Place: The Fight by Analise Braddock
Second Place: We Are Foreigners by Ella Brown
Third Place: Death Around the Globe by Matthew Minton
Honorable Mention:  The Lay of Maedhros – an extract by Aidan Minton