Washington Parish Library
receive awards at
Bogue Chitto Pearl Wild Game Cook-Off
Janice Goff, chair of the Second Annual Washington Parish Library Poetry
Contest, which was sponsored by FWPL, presented trophies and award certificates to winners of the contest at the Bogue Chitto
Pearl Wild Game Cook-Off and Barbecue. The certificates were signed by Parish President M. E. 'Toye' Taylor and State
Senator Ben Nevers.
Winners were the following.
Best Poet: Benjamin E. Giuffria of the Bogalusa Home School Group.
Dory Giuffria, teacher.
First Place: Ashley Gonzales, Ben's Ford Christian School.
Bridget Knight, teacher.
Second Place: Seth Schilling
Third Place: Ayriana Culpepper
Honorable Mention: Mallory Corkern
First Place: Marcey DeLeon, Enon Elementary School. Ann
Second Place: Brandon Edwards, Rebecca Talley, Haley Sumrall
Third Place: Allen Barber and Jasmine Peters
First Place: Ariel Jones, Ben's Ford Christian School. Dennye
Second Place: Niky Upton
Third Place: Meagan Thomas
Honorable Mention: Winter Thibodeaux, Katelyn Jones, Steven Crenshaw,
Brittani Edwards, Jordan Quave.
First Place: Felicia Seal, Ben's Ford Christian School.
Jana Pounds, teacher.
Second Place: Leah Stogner
Third Place: Robyn Hines
Honorable Mention: Cathy New and Lindsay Steele
Teachers of first place winners were presented a book of poetry.