Teen Poetry Contest Winners
1999

Grades 6 through 10

First Place

Sometimes, Milly Datoy, Lincoln Junior High

Second Place

Eraser Marks, Jessie Herbach, Niles North High School

Third Place

The Night's Paintbrush, Kirby Hall, Niles North High School

Honorable Mentions

Who am I?, Margo Chervony, Lincoln Junior High

Piano, Jennifer Lynn Hedstrom, Lincoln Junior High

This Man, Marcelo De Biasi, East Prairie School

Me, Ami Anichini, Regina Dominican High School

Grades 11 and 12

First Place

Untitled, Stephanie Burak, Niles West High School

Second Place

9―1―1, Maria Allocco, Niles West High School

Third Place

Worshipping Woman, Ramah-David Malebranche, Niles North High School

Honorable Mentions

Out Tonight, Christine Joy Drachenberg, Niles West High School

Pantum, Nihada Softic, Niles North High School

G r a y, Carolyn Dunne, Niles North High School

Autumn, Carolyn O'Neill, Niles West High School