Young Poets of Delaware County Poetry Contest

2018 Contest Winners

 

1st Grade Winners

1st place: BEACH IN THE SUN by Morgan Martin
Worrall Elementary School – Marple Newtown School District
2nd place: GOLD by Cayla Gaffney
Wallingford Elementary School – Wallingford Swarthmore SD
3rd place: KITE FLIGHT by Zachary Otiero 
Parkside Elementary School – Penn-Delco School District
 

2nd Grade Winners

1st place: WHEN I GO TO THE OCEAN by Tvisha Jani 
Primos Elementary School – Upper Darby School District
2nd place: NATURE by Sammie Mignogia 
Coebourn Elementary School – Penn Delco School District
3rd place: CRAZY ANIMALS by Molly Foreman 
Foreman Homeschool – Chester Upland School District
 

3rd Grade Winners

1st place: FRIDAY by Adam Panusky
Pennell Elementary – Penn-Delco School District
2nd place: SHY TO STRONG by Breanne Thornton
Amosland Elementary – Ridley School District
3rd place: GRASSHOPPER by Keira Wilkerson
Aston Elementary – Penn-Delco School District
 

4th Grade Winners

1st place: GRASS by Luci Damico
Coebourn Elementary School – Penn-Delco School District
2nd place: BLUE by Lucas Habich
Coebourn Elementary School – Penn-Delco School District
3rd place: DON’T HIDE BEHIND YOUR HAIR by Maggie Wesnoski
Scenic Hills Elementary School – Springfield School District
 

5th Grade Winners

1st place: REPAIRING THE WORLD by Drew Shulman
Chatham Park Elementary School – Haverford School District
2nd place: PLAYING A DIFFERENT GAME by Makenna Linsky
Scenic Hills Elementary School – Springfield School District
3rd place: THE CLIFFS by Hudson Miller 
Wallingford Elementary School – Wallingford-Swarthmore SD
3rd place: FLOWERS by Chloe D'Angelo
Parkside Elementary – Penn-Delco School District
 

6th Grade Winners

1st place: ECLIPSE by Emma Wesnoski
E.T. Richardson Middle School – Springfield School District
2nd place: WHY by Natalia Videl Gilliam-Johnson
E.T. Richardson Middle School – Springfield School District
3rd place: MY TEACHER ATE MY HOMEWORK by Morgan Schieler
E.T. Richardson Middle School – Springfield School District
 

7th Grade Winners                        

1st place: WHERE I BELONG by Lyla Waldman 
Garnet Valley Middle School – Garnet Valley School District
2nd place: MUSIC by Max Hershey
Tinicum School – Interboro School District
3rd place: PERFECTLY IMPERFECT by Halle Brown
Garnet Valley Middle School – Garnet Valley School District
 

8th Grade Winners

1st place: THE SNOW LADY by Mandy Liu
Springton Lake Middle School – Rose Tree Media School District
2nd place: A CHANGE IN ME by Sydney Waddell
Delcroft School – Southeast Delco School District
3rd place: WONDER by Ivana Luu
Drexel Hill Middle School – Upper Darby School District
 

9th Grade Winners

1st place: DIGITAL ZOMBIES by Lily Bernard
Cardinal O’Hara High School – Wallingford Swarthmore School District 
2nd place: A POLITE GOODBYE by Lacey McGinley 
Interboro High School – Interboro School District
3rd place: FARTHER WEST THAN WEST by Katy Foreman 
Foreman Home School – Chester Upland School District
 

10th Grade Winners     

1st place: FOR PARKLAND by Amber Berkheimer
Interboro High School – Interboro School District
2nd place: IMPULSIVE THOUGHTS by Kayla Blackstock
Sun Valley High School – Penn-Delco School District
3rd place: WE PLAYED AT BEING SOLDIERS by Hannah Kirkell
Sun Valley High School – Penn-Delco School District
 

11th Grade Winners

1st place: DETENTION by Reeti Patnaik
Penncrest High School – Rose Tree Media School District
2nd place: MY LITTLE BLACK DRESS by Bianca Phan 
Interboro High School – Interboro School District
3rd place: STASIS by Bethany Ho
Garnet Valley High School – Garnet Valley School District
 

12th Grade Winners

1st place: Dear Doubt by Robby Merillatt
Penncrest High School – Rose Tree Media School District
2nd place: You Sea by Clarinda (Chloey) McFadden
Sun Valley High School – Penn-Delco School District

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