Cash Cooper won first place in his grade level for his poem, “Snuggling Kittens.”
Holden Luce won an Honorable Mention in his grade level for his poem, “Mention Spring.”
Logan Schmidt won first place in his grade level for his poem, “Lost in a Book or Lost Out at Sea.”
Elsa Garred won third place in her grade level for her poem, “My Favorite Season.”
Jenna Barks won third place in her grade level for her poem, “A Robot That’s…”
And Helen Lefere’s poem, “The Library”, was chosen to be featured during the National Library Week activities and as part of the “Libraries Transforming Communities” theme for 2016-17. According to Jean L. Dailey, the Young Poets Contest Coordinator at the
Jackson District Library, “Her short poem carries the message that we want to use to help promote how books and libraries can impact children from a very early age.”
Congratulations to all of our winners and to all students who took the time to write and submit a poem. We are so proud of you.
Here’s Helen’s poem:
Quiet fun with books.
I can read, draw, explore, learn.