Greater Nanticoke Area Educational Center
Six students from the Greater Nanticoke Area Educational Center were finalists in the annual Fine Arts Fiesta Poetry Contest. They each received a certificate from The Wyoming Valley Poetry Society and were invited to read their poems to the public on May 20 on Public Square. Their poems were submitted by their reading teachers, Lisa Kapral and Carol Hromisin. Finalists — Sixth Grade: first place, “My Grandma” by Jenna Thomas; second place, “Teardrop” by Rylie Lewis; honorable mention, “Family” by Ryan Kenney; honorable mention, “Try” by Kiersten Johnson. Seventh Grade: first place, “Along the Way” by Nicholas Neipert; honorable mention, “Raindrops and Rose Petals” by Maura Jenceleski. First row, from left, are Jenna Thomas, Ryan Kenney and Kiersten Johnson. Second row: Rylie Lewis, Maura Jenceleski and Nicholas Neipert.