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Poetry winners in Penn-Delco

Poetry written by five Penn-Delco students was chosen as winners of the 35th Annual Delaware County Poetry Contest. Over 500 entries from students in grades one through twelve from schools across the county were submitted and judged by members of the Delaware County Library System and The Mad Poets Society. 

Congratulations to the following students:

1st Grade:

3rd Place

Soccer

Matvii Kurtynets

Coebourn Elementary

 

7th Grade

1st Place

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Francesca Stoyanov

Northley Middle School

 

3rd Place

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Callie McAndrew

Northley Middle School

 

10th Grade

2nd Place

Walking Home

Amos Fayehun

Sun Valley High School

 

12th Grade

2nd Place

Artistic Validation

Maren McGinley

Sun Valley High School

The full anthology of poetry will be posted on the Delaware County Libraries website and a copy will be given to each public library to catalog.  A special reading of all the winning poetry will be held on May 19th at 1pm at the Redwood Community Center in Upland Park.