4-H poetry winners announced

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Contest receives 54 entrants

By The Staff

Congratulations to all the participants in the 4-H Poetry Contest. Participants are to be commended for their efforts. Fifty-four poems were entered and the poems have been judged.

The poems were divided into two age groups for judging. Junior division participants are ages 9-13 and the senior age division includes 14-18 year olds.

The top 10 junior poems and the top two senior poems will advance to district competition.

These poems also will be published in the District 4-H Poetry Book. All winners will receive a copy of the poetry book.

Casey Beckner was the senior division winner; Leslie Pike was the junior division winner.

Other results:

Senior division

Second – Sean Wathen, LCHS, An Old Clarinet

Junior division

Second – Michaela Rock, LCMS, Softball, third –  Delaina White, LCMS, Thank You, fourth –  Preston Howell, ALES, Abraham Lincoln, fifth – Jacob Davis, HES, Morning, sixth  – Michael Puckett, HES, King of Kings, seventh – Austin Parrish, ALES, The Civil War, eighth – Audry Schaefer, HES, Better Place, ninth – Hope Farrar, LCMS, Puget Sound, 10th – Brigid Walters, HES, Blank Page