Poetry Contest Honorees 2017
(l-r) Joseph Gioia, Luke Fiala, Jacob Sowers, Jacob Williams, Nolan Kemna
Congratulations to our students who earned recognition in local poetry contests this spring:
2017 Wednesday Club of St. Louis Junior Poetry Contest
Second Place: Joseph Weaver, sophomore – “On the Side of the Road”
Fourth Place: Nolan Kemna, senior – “Fishing at Dawn”
Honorable Mention: Joseph Gioia, sophomore – “Graphite”
Honorable Mention: Jacob Sowers, sophomore – “Poetry”
2017 Beverly Hopkins Memorial Poetry Contest Sponsored by the St. Louis Poetry Center
These students will be recognized at a ceremony on May 21 at the Focal Point in Maplewood.
Second Place: Jacob Williams, senior – “Nostalgia”
Honorable Mention: Emerson Sarni, junior – “Stay, Don’t Go”
Honorable Mention: Joseph Weaver, sophomore – “On the Side of the Road”
Finalist: Luke Fiala, sophomore – “Instructions”
Finalist: Jacob Sowers, sophomore – “Poetry”
Check out the Poem of the Week page, where many of these award-winning poems will be featured.