Teen Poetry Contest Winners
2001

Grades 6 through 10

First Place

Untitled, Kevin Michelson-Kelly, Niles North High School

Second Place

Untitled, Margo Chervony, Niles West High School

Third Place

Calm, Hannah Shefsky, Sager Solomon Schechter Middle School

Honorable Mentions

Glass and Stone, Aviva Farkas, Hillel Torah

Colors of the Holocaust, Elana Friedland, Sager Solomon Schechter Middle School

Grades 11 and 12

First Place

Pillow, Annie Keating, St. Ignatius College Prep

Second Place

Eternity, Anila Bindal, Niles North High School

Third Place

To Find What Once Was Lost, Chris Higuera, Niles West High School

Honorable Mentions

Shades of Gray, Lindsay Handler, Niles West High School

The Price of Death, Roshini Patel. Niles North High School


You may also want to take a look at the list of winning poems from the 1999 and 2000 Teen Poetry Contests!

You can find more poetry written by teens on the Teen Ink website