Congratulations, Poetry Contest Winners

The General Education Department is pleased to congratulate the winners of this year’s Poetry Contest: 1st Place ($75): “Five” by Jamie Mattos; 2nd Place ($50): “The Untold” by Ralph Gagliardo; 3rd Place ($25): “Hot Words Cold” by Jamilah Muhammed. Of the many fantastic submissions, these three poems stood out. Please join us at East Hartford’s Carmine’s Bar, Grill & Stage on Monday, October 17, at 7:30 p.m. to hear the poets read their winning poems. They will also read their poems at the National Day on Writing Conference on Thursday, October 20, from 3 to 4 p.m., in the Community Room at One Riverside. Please extend your congratulations to the winners!