NCW Illustrated Poem Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest!

As part of NCW 2018, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of this year's theme, “Chemistry is Out of This World”, in the form of illustrated poems. Winners at the local section level qualified for the national contest. At the national level, first- and second-place prizes were awarded in four categories. Thank you to all schools and local sections that participated!

Categories and Winners

Grades K-2

1st Place

Rishi Khedekar
1st Grade
Dutch Neck Elementary School
Princeton Local Section

2nd Place

Ren Aragaki
Kindergarten
St. Joseph Elementary School
Hawaii Local Section

Grades 3-5

1st Place

Calliope Brennan
3rd Grade
Chenango Forks Elementary
Binghamton Local Section

2nd Place

Isabella Ebach
5th Grade
Kolb School
Midland Local Section

Grades 6-8

1st Place

Ashmita Prajapati
6th Grade
Vassal Lane Upper School
Northeastern Local Section

2nd Place

Amelia Loshaw
8th Grade
Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy
Midland Local Section

Grades 9-12

1st Place

Abigail Feliciano
11th Grade
Somerset Academy at Silver Palms Charter
South Florida Local Section

2nd Place

Samantha Quartuccio
10th Grade
Palmetto Scholars Academy
South Carolina Local Section