Friday , 25 May 2018

Teen Poetry Contest Winners Announced by McKinney Public Library

Submitted by Shane Mauldin, MISD Communications

In April, the McKinney Public Library invited all 6-12th grade public, private and home schooled students to participate in the library’s annual Teen Poetry Contest. Entrants could write about any subject in any style and were limited only in length, format and the bounds of their creativity.

A panel of three judges representing Collin College and the Mockingbird Poetry Society selected the winners from among approximately 75 entries.

Awards were presented Tuesday, May 15 at a special reception held at the McKinney Public Library. Here are the top award winners from McKinney ISD:

High School     
Aalaya Cooper  1st Place  McKinney North HS
Stephen Jasso  2nd Place  McKinney North HS
Natasha Eckelberry  3rd Place  McKinney North HS
Nick Hesita  Honorable Mention  McKinney North HS
Ethan Mertz  Honorable Mention  McKinney North HS
Middle School     
Sophia Grace  1st Place  Faubion Middle School
Taylor Crain  3rd Place  Faubion Middle School
Jennifer Graves  Honorable Mention  Cockrill Middle School

Congratulations to these talented young writers from McKinney ISD.

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