The 16th Annual Pleasure Island Poetry Contest winners announced

By Melanie LeCroy
Posted 5/5/21

The 16th Annual Pleasure Island Poetry Contest is an opportunity for students in grades kindergarten to 12 to submit original works. Winners are chosen based on theme development, creative use of …

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The 16th Annual Pleasure Island Poetry Contest winners announced

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The 16th Annual Pleasure Island Poetry Contest is an opportunity for students in grades kindergarten to 12 to submit original works. Winners are chosen based on theme development, creative use of language and appeal to senses. Prizes are awarded based on individual merit and grade level.

The contest is sponsored by the Orange Beach Public Library, Friends of the Orange Beach Public Library, Thomas B. Norton Public Library and Friends of the Thomas B. Norton Public Library.

This year’s winners are:

K-First Grade

First Place: Savannah Hancock

Second – Third Grade

First Place: Blakely Louise Walker

Second Place: Brooks Cooper Morrison

Third Place: Lucy West

Honorable Mention: Jake Watts

Fourth – Fifth Grade

First place: Major Hedspeth

Second Place: Asher Weldon

Third Place: Kevin Clark

Honorable Mention: Kailou Bazor and Deacon Lee Brewer

Sixth – Seventh Grade

First place: Molly Harvey

Second Place: Emily Perkinson

Third Place: Eibhlin Dutter

Honorable Mention: Virginia Law

Eighth – Ninth Grade

First place: Emily True

Second Place: Paul Kirkland

Third Place: Cayden Jemison

Third Place: Jada Dugger

Honorable Mention: Robert Beck

10-11 Grade

First place: Emma Wood

Second Place: Anna Kathryn Bradford

Second Place: Emily Stupica

Third Place: Leyni Young

Honorable Mention: Sophia Sands and Chase Sterling