9th Annual Library Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

What:9th Annual Library Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

When:Thursday, April 15, 2009
1:00 PM

Where:Genesee Community College
Alfred C. O’Connell Library- Batavia Campus

Who:33 Genesee Community College Student Poets


The Library at Genesee Community College has once again sponsored a Student Poetry Contest for the ninth year in a row. Thirty -three Genesee students have submitted 58 poems. An awards ceremony and reception announcing the winners will take place on Thursday, April 15th at 1:00 PM in the library of the Batavia Campus.

Students from all areas of the College were invited to submit up to three poems on any topic. Eight awards will be given out at the ceremony in the following categories: First, Second, Third and Fourth places Overall, First and Second place for the Nature category, Best Math Poem and a Director’s Choice award.

A comprehensive press release will be released after the event, listing all awardees, poem excerpts and prizes. For further information, please contact Anita Whitehead, Reference Services Librarian at Genesee, at 585-343-0055 x6231 or at awhitehead@genesee.edu.