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2015 Winners Announced!

The author judges have completed the second round of judging.  The results are in, and the winners have been notified by mail.  Each winner will be recognized at the Louisiana Book Festival on Oct. 31st at 9:00 AM at the State Museum.  The contest is supported by volunteers and private donations.  Please consider making a donation to the contest.  If you donate $25 or more, you will receive an anthology of winners which includes a teachers’ guide.  To make a donation, click here. 

 

K-2nd Non-Fiction

First Place

Jacob Bonin

Principal’s Office

Jefferson Island Rd. Elementary, New Iberia

Second Place

Tristin Eaton

My Hero

Allemands Elementary, Des Allemands

Third Place

Corinn Witt

Cajun Dancing at the Zoo

Allemands Elementary, Des Allemands

 

3rd – 4th Non-Fiction

First Place

Liam Majeau

Life of Fire

Episcopal School of Acadiana, Lafayette

Second Place

Bradly Hubbard

What Causes Flooding in Louisiana

St. Rose Elementary, St. Rose

Third Place

Connor Finnell

Why Shark Attack

St. Rose Elementary, St. Rose

 

5th – 6th Non-Fiction

First Place

Jacob Carter

First Deer

Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

Second Place

Leeann Hovix

I Miss You

Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

Third Place

Sedne Gard

The Truth

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

 

7th – 8th Non-Fiction

First Place

Madisyn Arnold

Trips to Texas

Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

Second Place

Judah Wolf

Scuba Diving in Destin

Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

Third Place

Mega Hamilton

The Princess Dinner

Homeschoolded, Lafayette

 

9th – 10th Non-Fiction

First Place

Joel Thompson

A Memoriam for Poppa

Homeschoolded, Lafayette

Second Place

Camryn Mikesell

Glorieta or Bust

Hahnville High School, Boutte

 

Third Place

Cameron Matthews

Catastrophe in New Orleans

Hahnville High School, Boutte

 

11th – 12th Non-Fiction

First Place

Savannah Whitney

Spotlight

Hahnville High School, Boutte

Second Place

Haylie Werger

The Best Advice

Lafayette High School, Lafayette

Third Place

Luther Pryor

Not the Average Teenager

Lafayette High School, Lafayette

 

K – 2nd Poetry

First Place

Jacob Bonin

Two Penguins

Jefferson Island Rd. Elementary, New Iberia

Second Place

Ianna St.Julien

The Pirate

Galvez Primary School, Prairieville

Third Place

Aubrie Frickey

Ladybugs

Allemands Elementary, Des Allemands,

Third Place

Skeye Spears

Flowers

Allemands Elementary, Des Allemands,

 

3rd – 4th Poetry

First Place

Olivia Faul

Listen, Noise

Episcopal School of Acadiana, Lafayette

Second Place

Anabel Saft

Just not Ready to Believe

Woodvale Elementary, Lafayette

Third Place

Sammy Perez

Shy

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, New Orleans

 

5th – 6th Poetry

First Place

Vannisa Souriyavong

Sometimes in my Kitchen

Jefferson Island Rd. Elementary, New Iberia

Second Place

Diavian Ceaser

Nobody Knows It

Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

Third Place

Holden Harrell

The Dream

Albert Cammon Middle School, St. Rose

 

7th – 8th Poetry

First Place

Taylor Keller

I Am from the World

R.K.Smith Middle School, Luling

Second Place

Allison Lee

Pilot

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Third Place

Julia Simon

Midnight

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

 

9th – 10th Poetry

First Place

Kindall Gant

Undeveloped

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Second Place

Ezekiel Martin

After my Death

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Third Place

Lukus Koelbel

When the Flames Die Down

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

 

11th – 12th Poetry

First Place

Lauren Heffker

Where I’m From

Fontainebleau High School, Mandeville

Second Place

Jasmine J’nae Johnson

To My Sister

Port Allen High School, Port Allen

Third Place

Maria Lew

Sunflower

Northshore High School, Slidell

 

K – 2nd Fiction

First Place

Ella Munaco

Pumpkin and a Halloween Bat

St Rose Elementary School, St. Rose

Second Place

Saniya Abbas

Cat and Mouse

St Rose Elementary School, St. Rose

Third Place

Tristin Eaton

I’m the Only One different

Allemands Elementary, Des Allemands

 

3rd – 4th Fiction

First Place

Bradly Hubbard

The Wolf

St Rose Elementary School, St. Rose

Second Place

Elena Alvarado

The Chameleon’s Colors

Episcopal School of Acadiana, Lafayette

Third Place

Briley Herpin

Why Elephants Are Fat

Episcopal School of Acadiana, Lafayette

 

5th – 6th Fiction

First Place

Georgia Christie

Problems on Honor Roll

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Second Place

Sean Simoneaux

Break Free

Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

Third Place

Sidne Gard

The Mayo Jar

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

 

7th – 8th Fiction

First Place

Poet Wolfe

Palorid

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Second Place

Angelina Wood

Changing of the Rain Dragon

Albert Cammon Middle School, St. Rose

Third Place

Allison Lee

Swings

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

 

9th – 10th Fiction

First Place

Sophie Evans

Requiem

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Second Place

Alexandra Gulden

Rosa

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

Third Place

Jones Smith

Welcome, Valued Employees

Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

 

11th – 12th Fiction

First Place

Abbigail Marrs

The Blind Date

Destrehan High School, Destrehan

Second Place

Brittany Schaubhut

The Canterbury Orchestra

Hahnville High School, Boutte

Third Place

Olivia Russell

Wind Weaver

Destrehan High School, Destrehan

 

Junior Division French Poetry

First Place

Isabella Anderson

La Fleur de la mer

Myrtle Place Elementary, Lafayette

 

Junior Division French Non-Fiction

First Place

Tallulah Grivet

La vie de mon papa

Stephensville Elementary School, Morgan City

 

Senior Division French Poetry

First Place

Anne-Elyse Pitre

A New York

St. Thomas More Catholic High School, Lafayette

Second Place

Margot Frost

L’intensite d’une Finale…

Baton Rouge International School, Baton Rouge

 

Senior Division French Non-Fiction

First Place

Margot Frost

Une Journee dans ….

Baton Rouge International School, Baton Rouge