2016 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest Winners

Photograph of kids with quillsWe are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Callaway County Public Library and the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program! The theme for this year’s contest was “Words That Whisper, Stanzas That Sing” — youths were encouraged to write poems about sound. Congratulations to our winners!

Ages 5-8
1st: Brooke Giboney
2nd: Lillian Billey
3rd: Taylor Jones

Ages 9-12
1st: Karlie Watson
2nd: Megann Tenney
3rd: Irving Hernandez

Ages 13-18
1st: Alyssa Cupp
2nd: Ashley Edwards
3rd: Samuel Slaughter

For more information, please visit the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program.

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2014 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Callaway County Youth Poetry Contest, sponsored by the Callaway County Public Library and the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program! The theme for this year was “I imagine a world where…”

Photo of poetry contest winners5-8 years old
1st Elise Klein
2nd Lia Bondurant
3rd Anna Klein

9-12 years old
1st Heidi Royer
2nd Haley Garrett
3rd Corrie Bolton

13-18 years old
1st Dallin Rickabaugh
2nd Garett Ballard
3rd Anna Casady

The contest was judged by Clarence Wolfshohl and Denise Felt. For more information, please visit the Auxvasse Creative Arts Program. You can also read the winning entries on the library’s website!