2019 Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners!
Thank you to all who entered, and to our judges who generously donate their time and expertise.
For information about our 2020 contests please visit out website in the new year.



Poetry Contest for Children

An awards presentation will be held at Jenny’s Place at 3:00 on Festival Sunday (Sunday September 8, 2019).

Primary (Grades 1-3)

Winner:
Emmie Rawle – “The Littlest”

Runners-up:
Freyja Heigh-Roper – “Bullies”
Maia Embuldeniya-Fernando – “Scarecrows and Giraffes”
Amelia Ting – “The Airport”

Junior (Grades 4-6)

Winner:
Tasman Webb-Apgar – Chainlink Fence

Runners-up:
Leyla Erenben – “The Old Pinewood Table”
Cameron MacIsaac – “Freedom”
Luci Trento –“Brain Boggling Blankness”

Intermediate (Grades 7-8)

Winner:
Anisa Ali – “Among the Fields of Bloom”

Runners-up:
Naomi Marko – “I am a Pencil”
Jessica Young – “Dandelion”
Mirren Litchfield – “The Wonders of Snow”
Olivia Gyuran – “The Siren”



Poetry Contest for Teens

An awards presentation will be held at The Common at 2:45 on Festival Sunday (Sunday September 8, 2019).

Junior (Grades 9-10)

Winner:
Jessika Nahanzon – “infatuation” 

Runners-up:
Calla Mueller – “Should There Ever Come A Day”
Ruth Ann Bos – “Ivy”
Aluki Chupik-Hall – “Forget”
Jonah Doupe – “Trapped in the Darkness”

Senior (Grades 11-12)

Winner:
Meghan Butcher – “Cantabile”

Runners-up:
Keila Martinez – Untitled
Susan Gao – “Conformity”
Fatemah Datoo – “Middle Child”
Esther Cho –
“lion-heart”