T UCSON POETRY F ES T IV A L 15th Annual 2010 Stat by har12783


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									                                   T UCSON                     POETRY                        F ES T IV A L
                                   15th Annual
                                   2010 Statewide High School Poetry Contest
                                   Co-sponsored by

                                   BOOKMANS ENTERTAINMENT EXCHANGE

                                   the Bookstop, Soreo in home support services LLC ,
                                   Lusia Slomkowska, Gary Gutierrez of W J Bradley Mortgage,
                                   Dick Gaver of Tierra Antigua Realty, and other generous supporters.
                                   Results of contest as judged by Festival Poet Manuel Paul Lopez
                                   This contest received 306 poems from young poets attending 36 Arizona high schools.

                                   First place is awarded a $200 bookstore gift certificate and a $200 check ,
                                   second place a $200 certificate and third a $100 certificate. (Bookmans and Bookstop).

       Poet                             Poem                       School                        Teacher
1      Bianca Quijada                   Eye of the Storm           So. Az. Comm. Academy         Mark Febbo
2      Amber Hough                      Jazz                       Sunnyside Desert View         M. E. Wakamatsu
3      Jimmy Vincent                    Christmas 1944             St. David High School         Robin Fenn

                                             Honorable Mention
                           Each aw ard is $30 of book store gift certific ates (Bookmans).

Lujain Alkhafaji          Now here Near To What You Thought        Chandler Hamilton             Joann Markette

Lesly Barcian Ajanel      Esperanza                                Sunnyside Desert View         Jackie Martinez

Nick Cruz                 The birth of ELI                         Sunnyside Desert View         Jackie Martinez

Amanda Flores             Inexplicably Wonders                     Sunnyside Desert View         Jackie Martinez

Sahra Hussein             My Life in Somalia                       TUSD Tucson                   Barbara Birdsall

Lisa Jones                Painting w ith a Piano                   Chandler Hamilton             Joann Markette

Hanna Lew is              Shells                                   Catalina Foothills            Doug Staton

Amelia Parris             Dvořák Cello Concerto                    TUSD Tucson                   Amy Rusk

Nila Shayan               Purple Watch                             TUSD Rincon                   Roger Shanley

                                         C O N G R A T U L A T I ON S
                                                    TO THE
                         poets, their families and friends, the teachers and schools
                                       and all those poets who entered!
              Thanks to Wendy Burk, Jeffers on Carter, John Davis, Teresa Driver, Eric Hollis,
            Mary Goethals, Chris Nelson, Lusia Slomkowska, Milan Tomoff and Valerina Quint ana
                            who read the poems and made the initial selections!

                                Please join us at the awards presentation reading
                                       Tucson High Magnet School library
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               400 Nort h 2 A venue (s outh side of 6 Street bet ween Euclid and north 4 Ave.)
                      Parking: a small lot just west of the old main building off of 6 St., or
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            take Euclid south from 6 to 8 St. and go west 200 feet to gat e at south end of school.
                                                 at 11am, Saturday, 3 April 2009.
                                      Next year’s contest begins this fall. For information
                       contact Richard Tavenner at 520-349-4340 or email at RT@richardtavenner.com,
                                     or vis it our website at www.tucsonpoetryfestiv al.org

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