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Poetry Reading

April's Poetry Month Contest & Scholarship

HHYC would like to present our 1st annual poetry month contest and scholarship. Students of all ages will have the opportunity to create immortal pieces of beautiful poetry that could earn them special prizes! 

Our middle school division will compete for fun prizes and gift cards, while our high school division competes for a $500 scholarship!

Middle School Requirements (6th-8th grade)

High School Requirements (9th-12th grade)

Need Inspiration?

Don't know where to start or need a poetry refresher? Visit these websites for helpful tools and inspiration!

-Poetry 4 Kids (

-Poetry Foundation (

-Read, Write, Think (

-Young Writer's Project (


Middle school contestants will have a chance to win a multitude of prizes in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, including gifts cards, HHYC vouchers, and MORE!

High school contestants will be competing for the 1st place grand prize of a $500 college scholarship.

High school 2nd place winners will receive a $250 scholarship and 3rd place will receive a $100 scholarship. 

All scholarships will be remitted to the students 4 year, 2 year, or trade school of their choosing. Students who do not graduate high school in 2023 will receive their winnings in the Spring of their high school graduation. 

Wanna Donate?

HHYC is accepting donations for our scholarship fund, so contact us today for more information! For donation information, please view the "How We Can Help" tab and click "Donate Now." This page contains all information you need to successfully donate! Please be sure to label your donation "Scholarship Fund," so it is applied to the correct place!

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Thanks for signing up for our poetry contest, good luck!

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