Write Stuff Teen Contest Winners Announced

December 9, 2015

High School students connected to cancer - essays

1st place - Olivia Wright | Owensboro, KY | Apollo High School
2nd place - Jacob Romines | Louisville, KY | Trinity High School
3rd place - Camryn Clift - Princeton, KY | Caldwell County High School
Honorable Mention - Allison Andres | Louisville, KY | Mercy Academy

Middle School students connected to cancer - essays

1st place - Riley Barber Arlington, KY |  Hickman County Middle School
2nd place - Leah Strecker Louisville, KY | Newburg Middle School
3rd place - Lindsea Eggen | Elizabethtown, KY | TK Stone Middle School
Honorable Mention - Allison Cleary | Tompkinsville, KY | Monroe County Middle School

Students who have had cancer themselves - essays

1st place - Burke Tinsley | Louisville, KY | Highland Latin School
2nd place - Ethan Scott-Smith | Lexington, KY | home schooled
3rd place - Patrick McSweeney | Louisville, KY | St. Xavier High School
Honorable Mention - Katie Baker | Sellersburg, IN | Providence High School

Poetry

1st place - Abigail Luttrell | Louisville, KY |  J. Graham Brown School
2nd place - Sarah Fields | Lexington, KY | Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
3rd place - Evan Thompson | Louisville, KY |  J. Graham Brown School
Honorable Mention - Molly Wegenast | Mt. Washington, KY | Mercy Academy

2-dimensional art

1st place - Ariana Sheldahl | Louisville, KY | Jeffersontown High School
2nd place - Allie Lambert New Albany, IN | New Albany High School
3rd place - Ashleigh Slusmeyer Paducah, KY | Community Christian Academy
Honorable Mention - Alexis Pearce | New Albany, IN | New Albany High School

Videos

1st place - Michelle Thornberry | Louisville, KY | Sacred Heart Academy
2nd place - Chelsea Detrick - Floyds Knobs, IN | Floyd Central High School
3rd place - Omar Abul-Khoudoud Russell, KY | Russell High School
Honorable Mention - Sophia Baete Louisville, KY | Newburg Middle School

Gilda

Free and open to all people living with cancer and those who love them.