Ashley Mullens | 8/8/2016 7:17:08 PM
As part of Youth Wetlands Week 2016, the 4-H Youth Wetlands Program and Louisiana CPRA sponsored a poetry contest for students. This year’s theme was: “Louisiana’s Coast: Fighting for Our Future.”
Click below on each division to read the winning poems from Upper Elementary, Middle School, and High School.
Thank you to the hundreds of students from around the state who took the time to craft wonderful, heartfelt poems, and congratulations to this year’s winners. Click here to read the LSU AgCenter's press release on the winners.
Virginia Moore, 11, placed 1st place in the Upper Elementary Division for her poem titled “Save My Home.” Estelle Mason, 11, won 2nd place in the same division for her poem titled “Losing Louisiana.” Emily Day, 12, placed 3rd in the Middle School Division for her poem, “Imagine What It Was Like.”
Destiny Butler, 13, placed 2nd place in the Middle School Division for her poem titled “All Things Bright and Beautiful.”
Zachary LeDoux, 11, placed 1st place in the Middle School Division for his poem titled “Louisiana Coastline.”
Mason Sellers, 10, placed 3rd place in the Upper Elementary Division for his poem titled “Revive the Coast.”
Gillian Poe, 15, placed 3rd place in the High School Division for her poem titled “A Hymnal.”
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture