International Prize

Jerrika Shi, 17, Manila, Philippines

 

River of Words/Kalmanovitz School of Education Teacher of the Year

Joanna Fox, Sarasota, Florida

 

Grand Prize Winners

 

Grand Prize, Category I

Poetry: Savannah Walker, 9, Atlanta, Georgia
Art: Ellie Choe, 7, Whitestone, New York

 

Grand Prize Category II 

Art: Nicole Lewandowski, 9, Cumming, Georgia
Poetry: Vincent Wilson, 11, Shoreline, Washington

 

Grand Prize Category III 

Poetry: Dominique Golder, 12, Sarasota, Florida
Art: Anna Qian, 13, Lilburn, Georgia

 

Grand Prize Category IV 

Poetry: Wesley Ma, 17, Thornton, Colorado
Art: Hannah Harms, 18, Waverly, Iowa

 

Special Prizes

 

Monkey’s Raincoat Prize (for a short poem in the haiku tradition)

Katie Friedman, 13, Seattle, Washington

 

Shasta Bioregion Prize (for work submitted by Northern California students, this year awarded jointly to two students—the judges couldn’t decide!)

Megan Amaglio, 15, Larkspur, California
Zoe Kaiser, 16, San Francisco, California

 

Anacostia Watershed Prize (for work submitted by a Washington, DC-area student)

Christin Clyburn, 11, Washington, DC

 

2014 Finalists (Art & Poetry)

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Alabama

Abby Brooks, 14, Madison
James Jay, 14, Meridianville
Catalina Font de Mora, 12, Homewood
Emily Nomberg, 14, Birmingham
Sarah Simon, 12, Madison
Nadiya Smyrnova, 17, Huntsville

 

Arizona

Joëlle, age 14, Tucson

 

California

Darcy Burke, 13, San Francisco
Allison Choe, 10, Milpitas
Arabella Micaela Cueto, 8, Vallejo
Emma Finch, 15, Carmel
Jailah Monique Hollister, 11, Oakland
Karla Juárez, Oakland
Henry Ma, 14, San Francisco
Noemi Muñoz, 6, Watsonville
Dahyun Na, 14, San Ramon
Emma Nathanson, 11, San Anselmo
Andrea Ouyang, 16, San Ramon
Maxwell Sanderson, 5, Santa Cruz
Jonah Kai Vicari, 8, Vallejo
Corrine Webster, 11, San Anselmo

 

Colorado

Gwyneth Bass, 16, Nederland
Mayan Caplan, 11, Denver
Sara Dickson, 11, Pueblo West
Daria Jouzdani, 17, Boulder

 

Connecticut

Kyle Burton, 13, Fairfield

 

District of Columbia

Sarah Brodnax, 13

 

Florida

Thaleia Dasberg, 11, Sarasota

 

Georgia

Katya Bowers, 7, Cumming
Lane Cannon, 14, Canton
Ella Csuka, 10, Cumming
Katie Rose Dionne, 15, Gainesville
Easton Kincaid, 8, Atlanta
Meh Sod Paw, 18, Clarkston
Anika Tapshalkar, 6, Cumming
Maddie Woodard, 13, Gainesville
Grace Xu, 15, Tucker

 

Hawaii

Allison Johnston, 13, Honolulu
Christine Kuo, 12, Honolulu

 

Iowa

Emily Delleman, 15, Davenport
Elizabeth Heidt, 17, Davenport
Mitchell Oberfoell, 10, W. Des Moines

 

Maine

Parker Elkins, 13, Edgecomb
Theodore Matel, 13, Round Pond

 

Maryland

Hana Chitsaz, 11, Frostburg
Jessica Li, 17, Gaithersburg

 

Massachusetts

Alexandra Palocz, 15, Weston

 

Michigan

Isabella Busch, 9, Traverse City
Rohullah Hassani, 18, Grand Rapids
Payton Luokkala, 17, Skandia

 

Minnesota

Keegan McAuliffe 10, Duluth

 

Montana

Mira Darham, 15, Bozeman
Tasha Slotnick, 13, Missoula


New Jersey

Jessica Li, 15, Livingston


New York

Joseph Steinberg, 14, Bronx

 

North Carolina

Carissa Tai, 14, Charlotte

 

Oregon

Matthew Lei, age 8, Portland
Sahalie Pittman, 15, Eugene

 

South Carolina

Jumanah Al-Soudi, 9, Aiken

 

Texas

Beth Athaide, 10, Houston

 

Washington

Kyler Clark, 11, Littlerock
Omahre Gratton, 13, Renton
Aya Griswold, 11, Seattle
Maleila Henry-Mitchell, 11, Olympia
Jake Kurlander, 14, Seattle
Francesca Myhrvold, 14, Bellevue
Adam Race, 12, Seattle
William Ragen 13, Seattle
Helen Tran, 13, Seattle
Austin Wei, 13, Clyde Hill

 

And from afar—

 

AFGHANISTAN:

Baqir, 17, Kabul

 

BANGLADESH:

Joya Sarker, 9, Dhaka
Taslimul Bari Turjo, 12, Dhaka

 

CANADA:

Seoyoung Eileen Hwang, 15, Coquitlam, BC

 

CHINA:

Wong Lok Ching, 14, Hong Kong
Lau Kin Gi, 8, Hong Kong

 

INDIA:

Neha Ray, 14, Kolkata

 

INDONESIA:

Kennard Alvaro Hadinata, 6, East Java

 

MALAYSIA:

Ong ChaiThing, 17, Georgetown

 

MEXICO:

Sahira Yareth Soto Bautiza, 7 & Erick Arturo Paniagua Luna, 7, Zitácuaro, Michoacán (poem written by two students in collaboration)

 

PAKISTAN:

Mustafa Baqiry, 15, Quetta (Afghan national)
Shukullah Ghakzael, 15, Quetta (Afghan national)

 

PHILIPPINES:

Maria Angelica Tejeda, 8, Quezon City

 

SERBIA:

Balsa Bosancic, 6, Backo Dobro Polje
Mia Kecojevic, 6, Backo Dobro Polje

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