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Here are all the poetry contest winners from 2007.

Grade K

1st: Maya Wood, Owl
2nd: Phineas Lynn, Iguana
3rd: Clothiel Monks, Bobcat
Honorable Mention: Bella Del Missier, Coyote

Grade 1

1st: Lindsey Weaver, The Arizona Desert
2nd: Cate Webb, A Nice Place
2nd: Mariposa Alvarado, Monsoon
3rd: Nicholas Rumney, untitled
Honorable Mention: Ethan Vandenberg, The Desert
Honorable Mention: Alyssa Cruz, Coyote
Honorable Mention: Sebastian Grusenmeyer, Desert Barn Owl

Grade 2

Ashley poses with her poem

1st: Mary Gillis, Listen
2nd: Ben Russakoff, Saguaro
2nd: Moe Goldfarb-Brown, Mountains
3rd: Ashley Pittner, Bats
Honorable Mention: Adam Kyle Owings, The White Night
Honorable Mention: Deven Carmichael, Arizona!
Honorable Mention: Caitlin McCormick, Sunrise
Honorable Mention: Heidi Gronvold, Coyote

Grade 3

1st: * (second runner up overall winner) Petey McGinnis, The Night Hunter
2nd: Veronica Garcia, Diamondback
3rd: Roberto Fajardo, A Mirage
Honorable Mention: Mitchell Furrier, Long Nosed Bat
Honorable Mention: Dylan Byrum, Who Am I
Honorable Mention: Nadja Catriona Jones, Sweet Sunset Skies
Honorable Mention: Veronica Garcia, The Desert

Grade 4

1st: Jamie DeConcini, A Day in the Desert
2nd: Elizabeth Hurd, Cunning Coyote
3rd: Jarad Webber, Return of the Monsoon
Honorable Mention: Connor Watson, The Woodpecker
Honorable Mention: Alice Berry, Saguaro Spirit
Honorable Mention: Jasmyn Bayze, The Desert
Honorable Mention: Hannah Switzer, What I See in the Wild

Grade 5

1st:* Anza Wiedenkeller, Desert Sunset
2nd: Charlie Cox, Black Widow in my Garage
3rd: Zebediah Emmett Schoemaker, Graceful Place
Honorable Mention: Jose Cardenas., Saguaro
Honorable Mention: Nakaia Kristof, The Desert
Honorable Mention: Austin Herrick, The Cactus
Honorable Mention: Melissa Flores and Theresa Grajeda, Cardinals

Grade 6:

1st: Martha Estrada, Oh What a Desert This Is
2nd: Chantelle Krouse, The Coyote
3rd: Meagan Velesko, Gila Monster
Honorable Mention: Christian Castro, Tortoise
Honorable Mention: Jade Smith, Desert Sands
Honorable Mention: Asha Quintero, The Sonoran Desert
Honorable Mention: Carleen R. McCullough, Saguaro
Honorable Mention: Amy K Lawrence, The Sonoran Desert
Honorable Mention: Ashley Kincade, The Amazing Mountain Lions