Creative writing students receive poetry prizes

The poems emphasize the importance of making healthy choices

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Creative writing students receive poetry prizes

Freshman Logan Forthman, sophomore Zanthia Luciano and freshman Nevaeh Konwicki won first, second and third place, respectively, in this year's Healthy Choices Art & Poetry Contest.

Freshman Logan Forthman, sophomore Zanthia Luciano and freshman Nevaeh Konwicki won first, second and third place, respectively, in this year's Healthy Choices Art & Poetry Contest.

Mrs. Giancola

Freshman Logan Forthman, sophomore Zanthia Luciano and freshman Nevaeh Konwicki won first, second and third place, respectively, in this year's Healthy Choices Art & Poetry Contest.

Mrs. Giancola

Mrs. Giancola

Freshman Logan Forthman, sophomore Zanthia Luciano and freshman Nevaeh Konwicki won first, second and third place, respectively, in this year's Healthy Choices Art & Poetry Contest.

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Gowanda students earned the top three poetry prizes in the annual Healthy Choices Art & Poetry contest sponsored by WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse.

Freshman Logan Forthman, sophomore Zanthia Luciano and freshman Nevaeh Konwicki received their first, second and third place prizes, respectively, at a December 4th ceremony at the Hamburg Fairgrounds.

Students were asked to write poetry about making healthy choices. Poems were judged based on creativity, craftsmanship and clarity of the message.

The winning work will be on display in the state police building during the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights.

You can also see their poems in the Arts section of this Web site.