PLU will display winning teen writing, art work

May 19, 2014 

Teenage artists and writers demonstrated their creative skills recently in Pierce County Library System’s 18th annual teen writing and art contest, called Our Own Expressions. The winning work will be on display at a free public event at 7 p.m. May 28 at Pacific Lutheran University’s Lagerquist Concert Hall.

The following local students are winners:

Poetry

Grades 7-8: Emily Saletan, University Place, first place; Taija Perrycook, Gig Harbor, second; Michelle Smith, Tacoma, third. Grades 9-10: Fiona Macdonald, Gig Harbor, first; Myles Moulton, Bremerton, second; and Claudia Speakes, Edgewood, third. Grades 11-12: Claire Summa, Gig Harbor, first; Matthew Pfefferle, Tacoma, second; and Christine Lyro, Tacoma, third.

Short Story

Grades 7-8: Emma Beha, Spanaway, first place; Keir Adamson, Gig Harbor, second; and Gabby Trevino, Lakewood, third. Grades 9-10: Abbie Welch, Edgewood, first; Noah Peever, Tacoma, second; and Karli Stevenson, Tacoma, third. Grades 11-12: Hana Jang, Tacoma, first; Jessi Pitts, Puyallup, second; and Casey Morrison, Tacoma, third.

Photography

Grades 7-8: Maddie Anderson, Gig Harbor, first; Taija Perrycook, Gig Harbor, second; and Caileigh Gainey, Lakebay, third. Grades 9-10: Meg Low, Puyallup, first; Collin Walker, Puyallup, second; and Savannah Bohl, Port Orchard, third. Grades 11-12: Kirsten Kennedy, Bonney Lake, first; Tiana Neuerburg, Puyallup, second; and Lara Riekena, Spanaway, third.

Drawing

Grades 7-8: Rosalie Roscoe, Gig Harbor, first; Celine Conkle, Bonney Lake, second; and Trevor Kvinsland, Gig Harbor, third. Grades 9-10: Bao Nguyen, Tacoma, first; Abbie Welch, Edgewood, second; and Nani Woodard, Tacoma, third. Grades 11-12: Chelsie Conroy, Bonney Lake, first; Hanbi Hyon, Lakewood, second; and Cole Maurmann, Wauna, third.

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