Six students from the Greater Nanticoke Area Educational Center were finalists in the annual Fine Arts Fiesta Poetry Contest. They each received a certificate from The Wyoming Valley Poetry Society and were invited to read their poems to the public on May 20 on Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Their poems were submitted by their reading teachers, Mrs. Lisa Kapral and Mrs. Carol Hromisin. Among the sixth-graders, Jenna Thomas won first place for her poem “My Grandma;” Rylie Lewis took second place for “Teardrop;” and Ryan Kenney and Kiersten Johnson received honorable mentions for their respective poems, “Family” and “Try.” Seventh-grader Nicholas Neipert took first place for “Along the Way.” and seventh-grader Maura Jenceleski received an honorable mention for “Raindrops and Rose Petals.” Shown are, first row: Jenna Thomas, Ryan Kenney, Kiersten Johnson. Second row: Rylie Lewis, Maura Jenceleski, Nicholas Neipert.