The Allegany County Library System has announced the winners of its 10th Annual Poetry Contest held during the month of April.
There was a tie for Division I winner, for children up to and including 8 year olds, between Eden Houser for “Flowers” and Sadie N. Strawderman for “Sisters”.
Division II, for ages 9-12, was won by Audrey Houser for “The Library”; an honorable mention was also given to Isaac Houser for “Math”.
Division III winner, for teens ages 13-17, was Danielle Carder for “The Broken Streets of Germany”. The teen division was so competitive; we ended with two honorable mentions: Shea Hormuth for “Decisions” and Destinee Young for “Voice”.
Winner of Division IV for adults was Shirley Crosby for her poem “Deer at ...