What: Sarah Mook Poetry Contest for Students

Where: P.O. Box 20 Lahaska, PA 18931

Why: To acknowledge, encourage and reward the efforts of student poets

Who: David Mook, email: davidmook (at) aol.com [Please include “Sarah Mook Poetry Contest” in subject line.]

When: the deadline is March 31, 2008

2008 Guidelines:

Prize winners will receive $100 First Prize, $50 Second Prize and $25 Third Prize in each of four categories:

  • Kindergarten through Second Grade
  • Third through Fifth Grades
  • Sixth through Eighth Grades
  • Ninth through Twelfth Grades

birdy-bento-by-look-at-my-photos-via-flickr.jpgYou may enter up to three poems of any length on any subject. All poems must be typed. Your name should not appear on the poems. Include a separate cover sheet with the poem titles, your name, grade, address, and the name of your school. Also include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you wish to receive results by mail. An optional donation of $5 (five dollars) in the form of check or money order payable to the “Sarah Mook Outreach Fund” would be appreciated. Donations will be given in Sarah’s Memory to the boys and girls of St. Joseph’s Indian School, Chamberlain, South Dakota.Entries must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2008. Winners will be announced in May. Send entries to Sarah Mook Poetry Contest P.O. Box 20, Lahaska, PA 18931.

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