Youth Award Winners 2019 – 2020

The Bar Harbor Garden Club (BHGC), a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine, has announced the 2019-2020 State of Maine, Regional and National Youth Award winners.

Poetry Winners

Finn S. Monahan, a first grader at Trenton Elementary School, received state First Place and a Certificate of Appreciation in the National Garden Clubs’ Youth Poetry Contest. His poem entitled ‘Garden Rabbit’ was included in Down the Garden Path: An Anthology of Poems, a collection of poems written by our youth.
Our local poetry contest winners are: Finn S. Monahan, Wylliam Roskom, Taylor Ehrlich and Amelia Boudreau.

Winning Poem: Garden Rabbit

When I went to water the garden,
I saw something moving in the grass.
A rabbit came out of the grass!
It was eating a carrot.
When it saw me,
It hopped away.

Finn S. Monahan, 1st grade


Our local Poster Winners from Pemetic Elementary School.

State FIRST-PLACE (3rd grade) POSTER WINNER: Violet Jane Allen, Pemetic Elementary School.

Isabella Lemoine, 3rd grade

Trewett Nietz, 3rd grade

Penelope Rockwell, 3rd grade

Photographs courtesy of Mrs. Robin Sattler, third grade teacher at Pemetic Elementary School.

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