“Mirrored Sunset” – Montana Cota, Monterey High School

2021 Robert Campbell Monterey County High School Poetry Awards

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts and the Monterey County Public Library Friends & Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the
2021 Robert Campbell Monterey County High School Poetry Awards

Carmel High School
Gisele Bernahl •Emma Brown •Giana Buraglio
Sophia Cho • Nikos Douros • Robert Gomez • Alexis Henderson
Scarlet Keaton • Marie Mathews • Siri Panetta • Cole Dahlia Prekoski
Teagan Puryear • Owen Shirrell • Tyler Wiederanders

Gonzales High School
Ralphie T. Francis • Andrea Garcia• Ashley Ochoa
Sara Perez-Linares • Selena Rose Renteria

Monterey High School
Chris Hernandez • Alexis Ramirez

North Salinas High School
Aubrey B. Amila • Yen Jada Ngo • Audrey Tran

Pacific Grove High School
Amelia Rodolf

Rancho Cielo Community School
Frank Alejandre • Izes Ramirez

Rancho San Juan High School
Orlando Ahumada • Mathea Alonzo-Ruelas • Leslie Avila
Carolyn Dorantes • Carlos Garcia • Martin Garcia
Janessa Lara • Brittney Perez • Eduardo Salvador • Sadie Santos

Santa Catalina School
Elena Oh

Seaside High School
C.J. Hunt

Silver Star Center
Darren Hernandez • Zahra Whitten

Soledad High School
May (Maria Serrano Trujillo)

Read 2021 Poetry Anthology

This year’s award ceremony and poetry reading was held over Zoom on May 1, 2021. Winners will receive a certificate of merit, cash award, and anthology that includes their award-winning poem. We would like to thank the following for their continued support of the Robert Campbell Monterey County High School Poetry Awards, and its sister program, The Thinking Out Loud Regional Art Exhibition.

 Arts Council for Monterey County

Carmel-by-the-Sea Rotary

Monterey County Board of Supervisors 

Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation

Pebble Beach Company Foundation

Yellow Brick Road Benefit Store