Student Contest Winners

OPA Congratulates Cascadia 2020 Winners!

Division I : K-2 All poems in this division came from 2nd graders in this class: Scouters Mountain Elementary 10811 SE 172nd Ave. Happy Valley, OR 97086 Teacher—Stephenie Rhea Abbie Johnson Azam Yusuf Corbin Kassab Elsa Witkowski Scarlet Herzog Division II: 3-5 Christian Graham, 3rd grade Keating Elementary 41964 Miles Bridge Road Baker City, OR …

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2019 National Federation of State Poetry Societies MANNINGHAM TRUST STUDENT POETRY WINNERS

Junior Division  Grades 6 through 8th Judge:   Jana Bouma, Madison Lake, Minnesota Cash Awards 1st Place    “This Big, Dark World” Bella Robinson, Portland, Oregon,  Grade 6 2nd Place  “My Childhood Poem” William Riebel, Salem, Oregon,  Grade 8 3rd Place  “Thinking Ocean” Caitlin Buffington, Centennial Colorado,  Grade 8 4th Place  “Views of a Vermillion Vineyard” Hannah …

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OPA Congratulates the 2019 Cascadia Contest Winners!

OPA and contest co-chairs Tiel Aisha Ansari and Lisa Baldwin congratulate Oregon’s vibrant and talented community of young poets and their teachers. Division I: Kindergarten through Second Grade “Room 8” by Ayala Albrecht, Adams Elementary School, teacher Jacob Havner “Grandma” by Henry Finot, Adams Elementary School, teacher Jacob Havner       “The Bus Ride” by Hazel Hall, …

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OPA Congratulates the 2018 Manningham Winners!

We thank the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, as well as Budd Powell Mahan, Manningham Youth Chair. Second Place Senior Division (Grades 9 – 12) Anna Lipari, Creation Myths, St. Mary’s Academy, Portland, teacher Sara Salvi Fifth Place Junior Division (Grades 6 – 8) Christopher Rogers, The Life of a Short Kid, Judson Middle …

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2018 Cascadia Winners

The Oregon Poetry Association congratulates the winners of the 2018 Cascadia poetry contest, open to all K-12 students including private, home, and parochial school students. Division I: Kindergarten through Second Grade Ryan Bowles, Frankenstein’s Underwear, Beverly Cleary School, Portland, teacher Tricia Barry Nat Butler, Witches and Wolves, Beverly Cleary School, Portland, teacher Tricia Barry Caleb …

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2017 Student Contest Winners

The Oregon Poetry Association congratulates the winners in the nineteenth annual K-12 student poetry contest. Division I: Kindergarten through Second Grade Antonio del Solar, “Starfall”, Beverly Cleary School, Portland, teacher Tricia Barry Bradan Lasse, “My House”, Beverly Cleary School, Portland, teacher Tricia Barry Eleanor Black, “Poetry”, Beverly Cleary School, Portland, teacher Tricia Barry Eliott Polzin, …

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2016 Oregon Student Poetry Contest Winners!

The Oregon Poetry Association congratulates the winners in the eighteenth annual K-12 student poetry contest. We are delighted to announce that student poems will be featured in an exhibit in the state capitol building during April, National Poetry Month! Division I: Kindergarten through Second Grade Due to a shortage of entries in this category, judges …

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2015 Oregon Student Poetry Contest Winners!

Note as of Nov. 25, 2015: This post reflects a change in formatting on the Oregon Poetry Association web site, NOT a new posting.   2015 Oregon Student Poetry Contest Winners! The Oregon Poetry Association congratulates the winners in the seventeenth annual student poetry contest. Division I: Kindergarten through Second Grade Climbing the Tree by Brin Shilhanek, …

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2015 Manningham Student Contest Winners

Note as of Nov. 25, 2015: This post reflects a change in formatting on the Oregon Poetry Association web site, NOT a new posting.   The Oregon Poetry Association congratulates the following winners in the nationwide student poetry contest sponsored by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, and by the Manningham Trust. Division III: Sixth through Eighth …

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