Here are the honorable mention poems from 2003. Enjoy!

Honorable Mention Winners:

Veronica Mamake
1st Grade at Miles ELC
Kangaroo Rats


Alexandra Hartke
1st grade at Immaculate Heart Academy
Snake


Katie Krasinski
1st grade at Immaculate Heart Academy
Javelina


Kailas Samaha
1st grade at Armstrong Academy
Sonoran Sunset


Antonio Guttierez-Jaramillo
1st grade at Armstrong Academy
Sonoran Sunset


Cindhuri Karumanchi
1st grade at Armstrong Academy
Sonoran Sunset


Neeta Patel
1st grade at Amerischool Children's Academy
The Desert Plants


Emily Harayda
2nd grade at Gale Elementary
Animals in the Sun


Emma Bell
2nd grade at Montessori School House
Rattlesnake


James Miscione
2nd grade at Kellond Elementary
Sonoran Desert


Kate Culbertson
2nd grade at St. Michael's Parish Day School
Sonoran Desert Creatures


Marian Arthur
2nd grade at St. Michael's Parish Day School
The Desert Museum


Tad Tatum
2nd grade at St. Michael's Parish Day School
The Desert


Kendra Bruce
3rd grade at Miles ELC
Desert Island


Ingutu Kaimoyo
3rd grade at Miles ELC
Wild Desert


Jennifer Harris
3rd grade at Hudlow School
The Sonoran Desert


Andrea Maynard
3rd grade at Hudlow School
The Saguaro


Carrie Hincher
3rd grade at Hudlow School
The Great Show


Karen Hernandez
4th grade at Myers-Ganoung Elementary School
Desierto


Ruth Soto
4th grade at Myers-Ganoung Elementary School
Desierto


Joshua Riley
4th grade at Carden of Tucson
Under a Rock in Arizona


David Robles
5th grade at Hudlow School
Haiku - the Cactus Wren


Fabian Lopez
5th grade at Hudlow School
Gila Monster


Joanne Ocasio
5th grade at Coyote Trail Elementary School
Wonders of my Land


Ben Neilsen
5th grade at St. Cyril School
untitled


Emily Kornmueller
6th grade at St. Cyril School
A Day in the Desert