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Dover Public Library's

15th Annual Poetry Contest Winners


All participants are invited to an

“Evening of Poetry” on Monday, May 22th @ 6:30pm

in the Dover Public Library Lecture Hall. All participants will be invited to read their poems, but it is not mandatory.
Please bring a copy of your poem if you wish to read.
  Poetry Contest Reading
The Dover Public Library would like to announce the winners of our 15th Annual Poetry Contest.  We would like to thank our judges: Janice Alberghene, John Michael Albert, Maria Faskianos, Marcia Goodnow, and Marsha Pelletier.


Grades K-2

1st PlaceEllie ThurstonGrade 2St. Mary Academy
2nd PlaceLucy BissettGrade 2Portsmouth Christian Academy
3rd Place (tie)Amara EndrizziGrade 1Garrison School
3rd Place (tie)Benjamin BreenGrade 2St. Mary Academy
Honorable MentionLayne ChristianGrade KWoodman Park


Grades 3 & 4

1st PlaceEmma EisnerGrade 4Portsmouth Christian Academy
2nd PlaceMaddie HealeyGrade 4Garrison School
3rd PlaceMaxine GoardGrade 4Woodman Park
Honorable MentionKiemoni BGrade KWoodman Park


Grades 5 & 6

1st PlaceShana McCabeGrade 6St. Mary Academy
2nd PlaceCarter MendenhalGrade 5St. Mary Academy
3rd PlaceJohn McGeeGrade 5St. Mary Academy
Honorable MentionChelsea ThurstonGrade 5St. Mary Academy


Grades 7 & 8

1st PlaceSonya EndrizziGrade 7Dover Middle School
2nd PlaceTaryn DenningGrade 7Dover Middle School
3rd PlaceWilliam MacNeilGrade 7St. Mary Academy
Honorable MentionDelaney SauersGrade 7Dover Middle School


Grades 9 & 10

1st PlaceBelle GiguereGrade 9Dover High School
2nd PlaceLanie KulsicGrade 10Dover High School
3rd PlaceSuchana SubediGrade 9Dover High School
Honorable MentionRachael MorongGrade 10Dover High School


Grades 11 & 12

1st PlaceAlex BreenGrade 12Dover High School
2nd PlaceMorgen SmithGrade 11Berwick Academy
3rd PlaceKatya EngalichevGrade 12Portsmouth Christian Academy
Honorable MentionAudrey CannonGrade 12Dover High School