2018 Life in Verse Contest Winners
We were thrilled with the response to our very first Poetry Contest! It was heartwarming to read such carefully crafted poems written by homeschool students from across the country. Thank you to all who took the time to send in a poem. All the entries were read by our five poem-loving judges, and then evaluated with 7 different criteria.
Watch for our next contest: Life in Focus, a photo contest!
Category 1: Ages 7-10: Rhyming Couplets
Rachel B., Steinbach, MB
Lea S., Burlington, ON
Charlotte K., Crossfield, AB
Nathaniel W., Richmond Hill, ON
Ezra B., Steinbach, MB
Simon K., Crossfield, AB
William T., Gatineau, QC
Category 2: Ages 11-14: Sonnet
Hayley P., Hamilton, ON
Claire R., Fort McMurray, AB
Clement F., Breslau, ON
Kelsey B., Sept-Iles, QC
Jubal F., Breslau, ON
Jesse d., Coldwater, ON
Category 3: Ages 15-19: Free Verse
Bailey B., Grande Prairie, AB
Seth P., Hamilton, ON
Katherine E., Saint-Lazare, QC
Candace T., Ayr, ON
Havilah F., Breslau, ON
Sarah V., Edmonton, AB
Thank you SO MUCH to our judges! They all spent hours pouring over your entries, giving feedback and ultimately choosing our winners. Take a bow!
Samantha Cameron, teacher, home educator and HSLDA’s Exceptional Needs Specialist
David Busuttil, amazing poet…read all his thoughts here
Jeremy Nathan Marks
Melissa Hawley, lover of literature of all kinds and amazing homeschool mom.