Oregon rocks the Manningham Contest!

Once again, Oregon’s middle and high school students captured awards in the national Manningham Student Poetry Contest, sponsored by NFSPS.

Junior Division: grades 6-8

Neve Ann McGuire of Create Solutions Tutoring, Ashland: Second Place


Senior Division: grades 9-12

Gabrielle Cohn of Wilson High School, Portland: Honorable Mention

Kaitee Steiert of St. Mary’s Academy, Portland: Fifth Place

Adam Nayak of Cleveland High School, Portland: Fourth Place

Maria Gray of St. Mary’s Academy, Portland: First Place


Join us in congratulating Oregon’s youth. Kudos to our kids!

REMINDER: Student Contest Deadline, December 31st

For the students and teachers in your life: Cascadia, OPA’s K-12 student poetry contest, closes December 31st (postmark deadline). Get those poems to the Post Office!

Cascadia Poetry Contest

c/o Lisa Baldwin

560A NE F Street, #643

Grants Pass, OR 97526

Detailed guidelines under CONTESTS > Student Contest