National Chemistry Week (NCW) 2013 Illustrated Poem Contest Winners

Impressive Poems Emphasize Energy Concepts

Congratulations to the winners of the National Chemistry Week (NCW) 2013 Illustrated Poem Contest! As part of the NCW 2013 celebration, students from grades K-12 were invited to share their interpretation of this year's theme, "Energy—Now and Forever!", in the form of illustrated poems.

Thank you to all schools and local sections that participated!

Categories and Winners

Grades K-2

1st Place

Ashmita Prajapati, 1st Grade, Graham and Parks Alternative School
Northeastern Local Section

2nd Place

Nav Shrivastava, Kindergarten, Montessori Early Childhood Center
Pittsburgh Local Section

Grades 3-5

1st Place

Jessie Mirabella Hutcheson, 4th Grade, Eastside Elementary School
Southwest Georgia Local Section

2nd Place

Elsa Kammereck, 4th Grade, St. Louise Parish School
Puget Sound Local Section

Grades 6-8

1st Place

Danielle Bellettiere, 8th Grade, Minisink Valley Middle School
Mid-Hudson Local Section

2nd Place

Olivia D'Costa, 7th Grade, St. Louise Parish School
Puget Sound Local Section

Grades 9-12

1st Place

Sierra Lopez, 11th Grade, Bishop Diego Garcia High School
California Los Padres Local Section

2nd Place

Alyssa Caldwell, 12th Grade, East Syracuse Minoa High School
Syracuse Local Section