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2019 Literary Arts Nominees

Here are the 2019 Literary Arts Nominees.

NOTE: Some entries may contain adult themes. Minors, please ask for parental permission before reading.

Artios of Grand Haven – Clyde Kelly – “Itching for the Outdoors”

Fremont High School – Jordyn Raymo – “When I’m Older”, “My Skin”, and “Recipe for Modern Education”

Grand Haven High School – Erin Riley – “Balanced”, “Bags”, and “Beside”

Grant High School – Benjamin Dubbink – “Through Your Eyes, We See”

Hart High School – Brooke Schulz – “Fighting for Light”

Hesperia High School – Maeli Cardiff – “Deep Waters”

Holton High School – Abby Wisniewski – “Attack”, “Enough”, and “Pride”

Kent City High School – Alyeska Linsley – “Broken Bottles & Bruises”

Newaygo High School – Makayla Kurtzhals – “Courage of a Lion”

Mason County Central High School – Jillian Mickevich – “Roots”, “Waiting”, and “I Didn’t Plan To Write a Poem About You”

Mason County Eastern High School – Kathryn Nelson – “Lucille”

Mona Shores High School – Connor Fritz – “You are Enough”

Montague High School – Elizabeth Hill – “A Warning”, “Humidity”, and “Unrequited”

Muskegon Catholic Central High School – Noah Jacobs – “Waiting”, “Tag”, and “Once”

North Muskegon High School – Chandler Edwards – “Techno-Virus”, “Team 93”, and “Kumbaya”

Pentwater High School – Madeline Reitsma – “Colors”

Ravenna High School – Laine Rogers – “Station 13”

Reeths-Puffer High School – Sarah Huiber – “Boxed Inside Myself”, “To Faith”, and “The Monster You Make Of Us”

Shelby High School – Marah Olmstead – “The Freedom Wall; A Parody of Robert Frost’s ‘Mending Wall'”

Spring Lake High School – Madelyn Landry – “Phante”

Walkerville High School – Lilly Parker – “Shadows on the Wall”

White Cloud High School – Cheyenne Thompson – “Mending Diet”, “The Day”, and “Colorfeel”

Whitehall High School – Leeanna Burns – “A Sonnet for All Seasons”, “If”, and “What More Needs to Be Said?”