Poetry Finalists

Congratulations, all 2019 finalists!

MIDDLE SCHOOL POETRY

1st Place: Zach Shelver (homeschool) – “1981-2040”

2nd Place: Mackenzie Walker (Truman) – “My Unique Commute”

3rd Place: Tristan Castillo (Chief Leschi) – “Orca Body Dead Calf”

Finalists: Niko Ayala (Jason Lee), Gretchen Bonea & Katelyn Galloway (Jason Lee), Zoe Lockley (Jason Lee), Freda Nichols (Chief Leschi), Tameem Sarwary (Chief Leschi), Charlotte Southworth (Truman), Quinn Sukys (Jason Lee)

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HIGH SCHOOL POETRY

1st Place: Rosemary Sissel (Foss) – “Slices of Ocean”

2nd Place: Syncear Loyd (Lincoln) – “Ripple Effect”

3rd Place: Nelly Ramos-Laguna (Bellarmine) – “Hidden Below”

Finalists: Annika Christensen (Annie Wright), Hadyn Fernholz-Hartman (Stadium), McKenna Logan (Bellarmine), Bianka Roberts (Lincoln), Hye Seung Lee (Bellarmine), Keven Sum (Lincoln), Aaliyah Walton (Lincoln)

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2018 finalists

MIDDLE SCHOOL POETRY

Lucy Kang (Jason Lee); Alisi Letuli (Jason Lee); Whitney Lopez (Jason Lee); Michelle Mendoza (Jason Lee); Jackson Noonan (Jason Lee); Lymiaya Phillips (Jason Lee); Raquel Riles (Jason Lee); Elliot Smith (Jason Lee); Jeremy Stave (Jason Lee); Katie White (Jason Lee)

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HIGH SCHOOL POETRY

Grace Amdal (Oakland); Alexis Ballardo (Lincoln); Bailey Black (Annie Wright); Nay’shawn Bryant (Lincoln); Justice Carmichael (Lincoln); Madeline Christensen (Bellarmine); Lincoln Coulter-Peterson/Deven Patel (Bellarmine); Sarah Espinoza (Lincoln); Keven Sum (Lincoln); Gabrielle Talley (Mt. Tahoma)

Read their poems here (click on a poem to open it)