Poetry Contest Winners

Dover Public Library's

21st Annual Poetry Contest Winners

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The Dover Public Library would like to announce the winners of our 21st Annual Poetry Contest. We would like to thank our judges: Janice Alberghene, John Michael Albert, Maria Faskianos, Marcia Goodnow, Jessica Purdy, and Lauren Vermette.


Grades K-2

1st PlaceLillian BaileyGrade 2Portsmouth Christian Academy
2nd PlaceRyland LillyGrade 1Horne Street School
3rd PlaceFiona BaxleyGrade 2Seacoast Charter School
Honorable MentionEverly BazoGrade 2Portsmouth Christian Academy

Grades 3 & 4

1st PlaceEden AboodGrade 4Portsmouth Christian Academy
2nd PlaceElsa WalshGrade 3Portsmouth Christian Academy
3rd PlaceDrew AllenGrade 4Woodman Park School
Honorable MentionEleanor CullinaneGrade 4Woodman Park School

Grades 5 & 6

1st PlaceSascha CottleGrade 6Dover Middle School
2nd PlacePrasan SundaravadivelGrade 5Dover Middle School
3rd PlaceMegan MerriganGrade 6Dover Middle School
Honorable MentionEvangeline AnellaGrade 6Portsmouth Christian Academy  

Grades 7 & 8

1st PlaceSara PellenzGrade 8Dover Middle School
2nd PlaceAddison CarboneGrade 8Dover Middle School
3rd PlaceAshlynn MagnussonGrade 8Dover Middle School
Honorable MentionShelby CenaGrade 7Dover Middle School  

Grades 9 & 10

1st PlaceAinsley EatonGrade 10Homeschool
2nd PlaceJaeden Sertimo CervantesGrade 10Dover High School
3rd PlaceCadence GervaisGrade 9Dover High School
Honorable MentionGiana LeonardiGrade 9Dover High School  

Grades 11 & 12

1st PlaceMadeline EatonGrade 11Homeschool
2nd PlaceLandon GrayGrade 11Dover High School
3rd PlaceJacob BernierGrade 11Dover High School
Honorable MentionKiley GionetGrade 11Dover High School  
Honorable MentionJulia CloughGrade 11Dover High School


1st PlaceAndrew YangDover, NH
2nd PlaceGretchen KnightDover, NH
3rd PlaceElizabeth GoldmanDover, NH
Honorable MentionKevin BertoleroDover, NH
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