2017 NJ Youth Poet Laureate-- Awards

Poets who received awards in the 2017 NJ Youth Poet Laureate Contest
NameHometownCountySchoolPoem of PlaceJudge's ChoicePoet Laureate
Mel XiaoLivingstonEssexNewark AcademyXXX
Eileen HuangHolmdelMonmouthHigh Technology High SchoolXXX
Nicole TotaMarltonBurlingtonCherokee High SchoolXX
Aarushi GuptaMarltonBurlingtonCherokee High SchoolX
Alexa DersovitzLivingstonEssexLivingston High schoolX
Alexandra FranchinoLivingstonEssexLivingston High SchoolX
Anika PrakashWest WindsorMercerWest Windsor-Plainsboro High School SouthXX
Brittany MarcucciNewarkEssexKearny High SchoolX
Carly CananvinaMorris PlainsMorrisMorristown High SchoolX
Danielle SimonMorristownMorrisMorristown High SchoolX
David TianEdisonMiddlesexJohn P. Stevens High SchoolX
Elizabeth HannaBayonneHudsonBayonne High SchoolXX
Emily MayoMahwahBergenBergen County AcademiesX
Emma WeissUpper Saddle RiverBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolXX
Ethan SumnerHo-Ho-KusBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolX
Evelyn HoLivingstonEssexLivingston High SchoolX
Ezra LebovitzMaplewoodEssexNewark AcademyXX
Grace CatalanoEgg Harbor TownshipAtlanticEgg Harbor Township High SchoolX
Jacqueline YangHo-Ho-KusBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolX
Jasmine SharmaFranklin LakesBergenBergen County AcademiesXX
Jenna IsraelShort HillsEssexMillburn High SchoolXX
Jesica PorcelliLivingstonEssexLivingston High SchoolX
Jess D'AgostinoHolmdelMonmouthHolmdel High SchoolX
Kaeley IpsonBranchburgSomersetSomerville High SchoolX
Katharine BoyajianUpper Saddle RiverBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolXX
Katy KimWestfieldUnionNewark AcademyX
Lauren EllisUpper Saddle RiverBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolX
Mattie BeaufordLivingstonEssexLivingston High SchoolXX
Melissa CuiOradellBergenBergen County AcademiesXX
Michael NiRed BankMonmouthMiddletown HS SouthX
Miranda CrowleyMonroe TownshipMiddlesexMonroe Township High SchoolXX
Neha KomatreddyPrinceton JunctionMercerPeddie SchoolX
Nicole SantiagoLake HopatcongMorrisJefferson Township High SchoolX
Nicole YeagerUpper Saddle RiverBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolXX
Samantha YaccarinoAllendaleBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolX
Sarah RyuLeoniaBergenBergen County AcademiesXX
Sean PergolaBlairstownWarrenNorth Warren Regional High SchoolX
Sierra FarrellParlinMiddlesexSayreville War Memorial High SchoolX
Sophie WeinbergEdisonMiddlesexJohn P. Stevens High SchoolX
Su Min KimHarrington ParkBergenBergen County AcademiesXX
Taylor BechtelUpper Saddle RiverBergenNorthern Highlands Regional High SchoolX
Ujwal RajaputhraBelle MeadSomersetMontgomery High SchoolX
Vincent LamBayonneHudsonBayonne High SchoolX
Young Se ChoiLivingstonEssexNewark AcademyXX