SUNY Geneseo’s Department of English recognized the winners of the Genesee Valley Peace Poetry Contest on Mother’s Day, May 11, at 3 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium on campus. Prof. Rob Doggett organizes the yearly contest for kindergarten through 8th grade students from 19 area school districts in the Genesee Valley.
This year, the department received more than 1,200 poems from which 80 winners were selected.
You can watch video of the awards ceremony, at which the winners read their poems, here.