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2010 Norm Strung Youth Writing Awards winners

Junior and senior poetry and prose first-place winners received $200; second-place winners received $125; and third-place winners received $100. This year’s winners are:

Senior Poetry

  • First Place: “The Naturalists” by Erica Berry (Portland, Ore.)
  • Second Place: “First Hunting Adventures” by Kaitlyn Rabaey (Marshall, Minn.)
  • Third Place: “Gone Huntin’ by Nathan Kennedy” (Rensselaer Falls, N.Y.)


Senior Prose

  • First Place: “Answering the Call” by Christine Koneazny (Spokane, Wash.)
  • Second Place: “Another Pheasant Tale” by Kimberly Moy (Cokato, Minn.
  • Third Place: “John Muir: America’s Most Famous Environmentalist” by Staphanie Erin Sykes (Madison, Wisc.)

Junior Poetry

  • First Place: “Wild Turkey Surprise” by Caroline Priore (Kenyon, Minn.)
  • Second Place: “Things are Changing” by Stephanie McMillan (Independence, Iowa)
  • Third Place: “Hardly Seeing, but Always KNOWING” by Kelly Parker (Jefferson, N.Y.)

Junior Prose

  • First Place: “My First Bird (And a Decoy!)!” by Cole Meade (Seaman, Ohio)
  • Second Place: “My Hunting Trip” by Cody Kennedy (Prairie du Rocher, Ill.)
  • Third Place: “Journey to Carmen Lake, Alaska” by Tiancheng Sun (North Potomac, Md.)
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