BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Several Bronxville students earned accolades at the annual “Friends of the Bronxville Public Library” poetry reading on Sunday.
This year’s event featured local residents in various legal professions reading poems about justice. The theme was “Raising the Bar: Lawyers Reading Poems on Justice.”
Awards were presented to local students who had their original works entered into the library’s fifth annual poetry contest. Keeping with the legal theme, this year’s contest was entitled, “A Plea For Poetry: Poems on Justice.
Two Chapel School students won awards in their age groups. Fourth grader Mauro DeCillis won for students in grades three through five, with Artie Mabeka topping the field for entrants in grades six through eight.
A pair of Bronxville High School sophomores, Steven Ircha and Emma Watters, were voted the best out of the high school applicants.
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