Illustrated Poem Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest!

As part of NCW 2019, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of the theme, “Marvelous Metals”, 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!

Grades K-2

1st Place

Rhea Utturkar
1st Grade
Rosendale Elementary School
Eastern New York Local Section

2nd Place

Rishi Khedekar
2nd Grade
Dutch Neck Elementary School
Princeton Local Section

Grades 3-5

1st Place

Hema Gujjar
5th Grade
Lawrence Intermediate School
Princeton Local Section

2nd Place

Athena Nastasia
4th Grade
Benchmark School
Central Arizona Local Section

Grades 6-8

1st Place

Ashmita Prajapati
7th Grade
Vassal Lane Upper School
Northeastern Local Section

2nd Place

Anika Khedekar
6th Grade
Grover Middle School
Princeton Local Section

Grades 9-12

1st Place

Oluwatoni Salami
10th Grade
Valdosta High School
Southwest Georgia Local Section

2nd Place

Isabella Truong
11th Grade
Memorial High School
Greater Houston Local Section