Annual Poetry & Poster Contest
Every year, the NCDA hosts a poster and poetry contest, and this year’s theme is- The Joy of Working: a positive approach to work, career, & life. Submissions are due to Audra Lavoie by December 2, 2016. The top three entries will receive a gift certificate ($50, $25, $25), and will be entered into the national contest for another chance to win.
Entries can be mailed to:
Dorcas International Institute of RI
645 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
2015 - 2016 Poetry & Poster Contest State Winners!
Entrants chosen based on the year's theme of "Reimagining Life's Possibilities: Celebrating First Jobs Through Encore Careers". First, Second & Third Place. RI Winners have been submitted to the National Contest. National winners will be announced in April. This year all entrants came from Providence Transition Academy a unique program in partnership with the Providence School Department for students who choose to take an extra year of instruction and internships in the RI community that prepare them for a successful transition into college or the working world.
RI POETRY WINNER
FIRST PLACE: HAIKU by Mari Megrdichian (CHSW senior)
Abused, Abandoned or Hurt
Who are now loved.
A Vet Assistant
My experience with dogs
Will make a difference.
RI POSTER WINNER
SECOND PLACE: by Yaneiry Francisco of Providence Transtition Academy, 12th Grade
THIRD PLACE: by Brayau Quezada of Providence Transition Academy, 12th Grade