Poetry Prize for Schools 2009 - The Winners

May 12, 2009

The Keats-Shelley House is pleased to announce the names of prize winners in this year's Poetry Prize for Schools. Once again, we received hundreds of entries and the standard of poetry was extremely high. We would like to thank all participants for their hard work.

Special congratulations go to the prize winners for their outstanding poems:

5 - 9 yrs

English

1st prize - The Race by Alexia Lamorgese, age 9, Britannia International School

2nd prize - The Race by Kwame Asafo Ajei, age 8, Britannia International School

Italian

1st prize - Il Diluvio Universale by Leonardo Rosi, age 9, Britannia International School,

2nd prize - Diluvio by Alessandro De Caprio, age 7, Britannia International School,

10 - 13 yrs

English

1st prize - Stargazing by Xenia Addari, age 13, St. George's British International School

2nd prize - Stargazing by Ellie Friscia, age 13, St. George's British International School

Italian

1st prize - Guardando le stelle by Mariù De Lucia, age 10, Britannia International School

2nd prize - Dove vanno le stelle by Daniele Scotto, age 12, Ambrit

14 - 18 yrs

English

1st prize - Tea by Chloe Howe-Haralambous, age 16, St. Stephen's School

2nd prize - Balance by Priyanka Vashisht, age 17, The Bronx High School of Science

3rd prize – Elements by Alan Chiang, age 17, The Bronx High School of Science

Italian

1st prize – Illusione by Stefano Gizzi , age 17, Liceo L. Pietrobono Alatri

2nd prize – Equilibrio by Lilian Caputo, age 14, St George's British International school