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Dover Public Library's

16th Annual Poetry Contest Winners


All participants are invited to an

“Evening of Poetry” on Monday, May 21st @ 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 16th 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 PlaceMary EjaGrade 2St. Mary Academy
2nd PlaceElla DupuisGrade KSt. Mary Academy
3rd PlaceJoey KaramGrade 1St. Mary Academy
Honorable MentionAlexander BrownGrade 2Portsmouth Christian Academy
Honorable MentionMegan MerriganGrade 1Horne Street School


Grades 3 & 4

1st PlaceLily RussellGrade 4St. Mary Academy
2nd PlaceHannah PahuckiGrade 4St. Mary Academy
3rd PlaceAva TullisGrade 3Garrison School
Honorable MentionKaleah NorfulGrade 3Woodman Park


Grades 5 & 6

1st PlaceAdrienne MilhauserGrade 5Berwick Academy
2nd PlaceJack McGeeGrade 6St. Mary Academy
3rd PlaceAsia SaffieGrade 6St. Mary Academy
Honorable MentionMargaret HurleyGrade 6St. Mary Academy


Grades 7 & 8

1st PlaceKeira LangusGrade 8Dover Middle School
2nd PlaceRyan LightleGrade 8Dover Middle School
3rd PlaceGrace RussellGrade 8St. Mary Academy
Honorable Mention (Tie)Morgan Maruin-ClineGrade 7St. Mary Academy
Honorable Mention (Tie)Nate BurnettGrade 8St. Mary Academy


Grades 9 & 10

1st PlaceSaroya KinvilleGrade 9Dover High School
2nd PlaceKaleigh McKenneyGrade 9Portsmouth Christian Academy
3rd PlaceEmma NevinsGrade 10Dover High School
Honorable MentionEmily NelsonGrade 9Dover High School


Grades 11 & 12

1st PlaceMorgen SmithGrade 12Berwick Academy
2nd PlaceMatthew KeiltyGrade 11Dover High School
3rd PlaceKathryn KomerskaGrade 11Portsmouth Christian Academy
Honorable MentionAbigail BarkerGrade 12Portsmouth Christian Academy