Announcing the ‘Favorite Fictional Character in Literature Poetry Contest’ Winners

This year’s poetry contest was quite a success! The theme was “Favorite Fictional Character in Literature,” and we received more than 400 poems from students in grades K–12 that demonstrate their poetic genius and creativity.

You can view our online collection of participants and see the fantastic submissions we received this year.

If you submitted a poem, you can download your certificate of participation, print it, personalize it by filling in your poet’s name, and pin it somewhere in your home to encourage more writing.

The winners have been chosen, and we would like to congratulate the following students:


First Place, Reilly O., IDVA, A Girl Named Little Bo Peep

Second Place,Annabelle B., Hoosier Academies, I Am Dorothy

Third Place, Ike H., OVCA, Blackbeard

[divider]First Grade[/divider]

First Place, Aiden C., NVVA, Tigger

Second Place, Isaiah L., MNVA, My Favorite Characters of Literature

Third Place, Abigail L., CPA, American Girl Kit Kittredge

[divider]Second Grade[/divider]

First Place, Micah C., CAVA @ San Diego, Annie

Second Place, Ariana M., iCademy, Puss in Boots

Third Place, Juliana B., Oregon School District Online, My Friend Pooh Bear

[divider]Third Grade[/divider]

First Place, Airis Y., Academy of Arts and Sciences, Best Friends/Charlotte’s Web

Second Place, Ela R., CAVA @ San Joaquin, The Quidditch Game

Third Place, Angelina H., MVCA, Elsa

[divider]Fourth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Kenseth P., UTVA, Rafe Series by James Patterson

Second Place, Carolina B., ARVA, Guji-Guji

Third Place, Sanskriti A., WAVA, Mister Sun

[divider]Fifth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Sulana S., CAVA @ Los Angeles, Who Is This?

Second Place, John T., K12 Independent Courses, Taran from The Book of Three

Third Place, Malachi W., OHVA, Sam Gamgee

[divider]Sixth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Nazira D., Hoosier Academies, Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Second Place, Layla K., PAVCS, An Ode to Ginger My Love/Black Beauty

Third Place, Noah J., WAVA – Omak, The Woman with a Sword: Eowyn

[divider]Seventh Grade[/divider]

First Place, Alexandria T., K12 Independent Courses, Alice in Wonderland

Second Place, Zuhayr H., TXVA, Longbottom

Third Place, Keezya M., MVCA, I AM SAKURA HARUNO

[divider]Eighth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Makiah B., CASC, Oliver Twist

Second Place, Emma H., COVASamwise Gamgee from Lord of the Rings; by J. R. R. Tolkien

Third Place, Christopher A., CAVA @ San Mateo, The Dark Night

[divider]Ninth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Brianna D., MGLVAWhat Will Become? / Katarina Bishop (Heist Society)

Second Place, Roniya R., Highlands Virtual Instruction Program, Little Mermaid

Third Place, Eiman S., AgoraNot All Villains are a Villain/ Maleficent

[divider]Tenth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Lauren K., OHVA, Gatsby

Second Place, Delaney G., Insight School of WashingtonThomas from “The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”

Third Place, Kailynn V., LAVCA, Cinderella in Armor

[divider]Eleventh Grade[/divider]

First Place, Kiara K., Insight School of OhioFictional Heroes / Beauty and the Beast

Second Place, Jesseca S., Insight School of OklahomaElizabeth Bennet From Pride and Prejudice

Third Place, Hailey B., CAVA @ San Diego, Scout Finch- To Kill a Mockingbird

[divider]Twelfth Grade[/divider]

First Place, Makara B., K12 Independent Courses, Harry Potter

Second Place, Anisah M., GCA, Ponyboy Curtis

Third Place, Isabelle D., CAVA @ San Mateo, Percy Jackson


Thank you for celebrating poetry with us this year. We look forward to reading your submissions for next year’s poetry contest.

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