Huntington Youth Writes Contest Winners

Left to right seated: Whitman juniors Emma Kongevold, Sonia Bartolomeo, and Gabrielle Ramirez. Standing left to right: Whitman English and Creative Writing teacher Kimberly Latko, Principal Kathie Acker, and English and Creative Writing teacher Joseph Pipolo.
Left to right seated: Whitman juniors Emma Kongevold, Sonia Bartolomeo, and Gabrielle Ramirez. Standing left to right: Whitman English and Creative Writing teacher Kimberly Latko, Principal Kathie Acker, and English and Creative Writing teacher Joseph Pipolo.

Winners in the 16th Annual Huntington Youth Writes Contest have been announced and we are proud to hear the three Walt Whitman writers and poets won awards in the 2015 Huntington Youth Writes competition! Gabrielle Ramirez won 2nd place in the Poetry Division and Emma Kongevold received an Honorable Mention in the Poetry Division.  Additionally, Sonia Bartolomeo received 3rd place in the Essay Division!  Congratulations, Gaby, Emma and Sonia on your talent and creativity!