4-H YWP 2016 Student Poetry Contest Winners Announced

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.



Upper Elementary Division

Place

Name

Age

1st

Virginia Moore

11

2nd

Estelle Mason

11

3rd

Mason Sellers

10

Middle School Division

Place

Name

Age

1st

Zachary LeDoux

11

2nd

Destiny Butler

13

3rd

Emily Day

12

High School Division

Place

Name

Age

1st

Camille Touchet

16

2nd

Hope Cochran

16

3rd

Gillian Poe

15

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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.”

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Destiny Butler, 13, placed 2nd place in the Middle School Division for her poem titled “All Things Bright and Beautiful.”

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Zachary LeDoux, 11, placed 1st place in the Middle School Division for his poem titled “Louisiana Coastline.”

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Mason Sellers, 10, placed 3rd place in the Upper Elementary Division for his poem titled “Revive the Coast.”

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Gillian Poe, 15, placed 3rd place in the High School Division for her poem titled “A Hymnal.”

Click here to view the 4-H Youth Wetlands poetry contest winners.



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