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Black Tie International:
Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Announces Winners of High School Poetry Contest 2010


Standing L-R) Dr. Jeff Morgan, Miles Coon, Dr. Blaise Allen, Benjamin Copan
(Standing L-R) Dr. Jeff Morgan, Miles Coon, Dr. Blaise Allen, Benjamin Copan
(Sitting L-R)
 Rachel Katz, Adriana Ugarte, Melissa Dubey
. Photo by Michiko Kurisu


First Place Prize Goes to Debra Marcus,
Sophomore at Wellington High School

Other Student Winners from 454 Entries Include
* Rachel Katz, Junior at Dreyfoos School of the Arts
* Adriana Ugarte, Junior at Dreyfoos School of the Arts
* Melissa Dubey, Freshman at Jupiter High School
* Benjamin Copan, Junior at Wellington High School

12 Award-Winning Poets to Attend Poetry Festival
At Old School Square in Delray Beach, January 18-23

(Delray Beach, FL – January 11, 2010)  Miles Coon,
Director of the 
Palm Beach Poetry Festival, and Blaise Allen, Ph.D., the Festival’s Director of Community Outreach, today announced the winners of the annual High School Poetry Contest.

The first place prize (two passes to the Festival and $50) was awarded to Debra Marcus of Wellington, a junior at Wellington High School, for her poem, Circus Water.

The four runners-up, who will each receive one Festival pass and $25, include:

+  Rachel Katz,17, of West Palm Beach, a junior at Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts, for her poem, I’ve put on my Makeup For You.

+  Adriana Ugarte, 16, of West Palm Beach, a junior at Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts, for her poem, Autumn.

+  Melissa Dubey, 15, of Jupiter, a ninth grader at Jupiter High School, for her poem, Changing.

+  Benjamin Copan, 16, of Wellington, a junior at Wellington High School, for his poem, E.O. Wilson’s Ants and the Hofstaderian Brain.

Open to Palm Beach County public and private high school students, the 454 entries received in this year’s High School Poetry Contest were judged by Dr. Jeff Morgan, of Lynn University’s Department of English.  In addition to the Festival passes and cash prizes, the winning students will have their poems published on the Festival’s web site (

In addition, the five winning students will get to read their poems at a special presentation ceremony on Thursday, January 21, 8 p.m., at Old School Square’s Crest Theatre in Delray Beach.  This event is open to the public.

About the Palm Beach Poetry Festival 2010:  
Eight faculty poets, two Florida poets and two performance poets will be featured at nine ticketed public events, January 18-23, including readings, talks and a lively panel discussion.  In addition, the workshop participants will give two afternoon readings, free to the public.

Tickets are available for purchase through the festival website and at the Crest Theatre Box Office at Old School Square. Or by phone at 561.243.7922.  General Admission ticket prices per event are $12/adult, $10/senior and $8/student.  Special student group rates are available.

Presented in partnership with Old School Square, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival is sponsored by Morgan Stanley, the Palm Beach County Cultural Council, The Palm Beach Post, WXEL TV & FM and Murder by the Sea, Delray Beach’s independent bookseller.   All events will take place in the Crest Theatre, Cornell Museum and Vintage Gymnasium of Old School Square in Delray Beach.

For more information about the Palm Beach Poetry Festival 2010, please visit


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