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COMBINING VOICES LITERARY COMPETITION
2016–2017 WINNERS

Our annual literary competition came to a close in March, 2017, with over 400 entries. Student authors submitted either a short story or poem inspired by a piece from the museum's permanent collection. We commend all of the participating students for their excellent writing skills.

 

Elementary School Poetry & Prose
First Place:
Faith Smith, “Oh Beautiful Forest”

Second Place:
Tobby Partridge III, “I am Confused”
Third Place:
Antonio Grant Jr., “The Mysteries of Rebusville Solved”
Honorable Mentions:
Brianna Hendrix, “Cabin in the Ozarks”
Abigail Washington, “Visiting Dad”
Katie Clark, “The Book”


Middle School Poetry
First Place:
Julius Odum, “I am Different”

Second Place:
Paige Abercrombie, “Wings to Fly”
Third Place:
Michael Tiedman, “A Peaceful Place”
Honorable Mentions:
Anthony Spellman, “Spring Break River Night”


Middle School Prose

First Place:
Stephen Reams, “Kayak Dude”

Second Place:
Trent Petersen, “Second Thoughts”
Third Place:
Audrey Padgett, “From Pain Comes Beauty”

Honorable Mentions:
Cade Martin, “The Day I was Free”
Corey Beecher, “Silence”


High School Poetry
First Place:
Caroline Vickery, “Complexity”

Second Place:
Bella Webb, “The Fiddle King”
Third Place:
Katherine Kane, “Freedom”
Honorable Mentions:
Susan Li, “Built a Castle for me”
Tierani Thompson, “What are you Waiting for?”

 

High School Prose
First Place:
Camille Guinn, “Solace”

Second Place:
Julianne Coughlin, “A Flower of Compassion”
Third Place:
Emma Peck, “Towers”
Honorable Mentions:
Tyler Hattaway, “Embers”

 

Young Girl in Interior
George Andrews, This Is the Andrews Family (Andrews Family Tree), 1991. Oil on canvas. Gift of Benny Andrews.



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