Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Winners 2017

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Cover of the 2017 Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest digital catalog features a painting by Vincent Van Gogh. There is a yellow wheat field with a bright blue sky in the background and a lonely reaper toiling way in the field.

Read the 2017 Ekphrastic Writing Poetry Contest winners here.

Abe Townley, 6-8th Judge’s Special Merit
School: St. John’s Jesuit Junior Academy

Alicia Reichelt, 6-8th Honorable Mention
School: West Side Montessori

Samuel King, 6-8th Honorable Mention
School: St. John’s Jesuit Academy

Mashaiya Hurde, 6-8th Honorable Mention
School: Byrnedale Elementary

Lydia Sorensen, 6-8th 3rd Place
School: West Side Montessori

Paige V. Stephens, 6-8th 2nd Place
School: West Side Montessori

Eleanor Byers, 6-8th 1st Place
School: Maumee Valley Country Day School

Angela Hoyt, High School Judge’s Special Merit
School: Central Catholic High School

Kira Moore, High School Honorable Mention
School: Toledo School for the Arts

Rin Baatz, High School Honorable Mention
School: Toledo School for the Arts

Josh Fulton, High School Honorable Mention
School: Saint Francis de Sales

Nakiya White, High School 3rd Place
School: Central Catholic High School

Zoe Farrugia, High School 2nd Place
School: Central Catholic High School

Ross Friar, High School 1st Place
School: Central Catholic High School

Timothy Langhorst, Adult Judge’s Special Merit
City: Perrysburg, OH

Brenna Dugan, Adult Honorable Mention
City: Ypsilanti, MI

Sandra Rivers-Gill, Adult Honorable Mention
City: Toledo, OH

Ashley Guthrie, Adult Honorable Mention
City: Bowling Green, OH

Jone Catchings, Adult 3rd Place
City: Toledo, OH

Gina Sares, Adult 2nd Place
City: Toledo, OH

Justin Longacre, Adult 1st Place
City: Toledo, OH