Ayyan Choudhury, the son of Hasan Choudhury, recently submitted a poem in a contest for students, nationwide. Ayyan is a first-grader at Alm E. Pagels. His peome, “What I Am Grateful For?” was selected among thousands of entries.
The top 10 entries in grades K-9 will be entered into an anthology, A Celebration of Poets. Each winning entry will get a complimentary copy and an award of $25. Poems were selected on literary merit, creativity, and social significance.