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OPA Student Contest Winners for 2022 Announced

The Ohio Poetry Association (OPA) is pleased to announce the winners and honorable mentions of the 2022 High School Poetry Contests. Eligible poems were sent to the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc. Manningham Trust Student Poetry Contest. All winning poems receive monetary awards and publication in an OPA chapbook, which will be distributed to the participating schools. We sincerely thank each contest sponsor and judge and congratulate the teachers from each school with student winning poems and honorable mentions. Special thanks to contest coordinator Jessica Weyer-Bentley for all her hard work to coordinate this year’s contests. Voices from the Past Sponsor: Mark Hersman — Judge: Jessica Weyer Bentley 1 st     Brooke McCroskey (Jefferson Area High School)          2 nd    Becky Smith (Buckeye High School) 3 rd     Madison Palmer (Buckeye Local High School)   Ethos Sponsor and Judge: Chuck Salmons 1 st     Annie Johnson (Dublin Coffman High School) 2 nd   James Z