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Freshman Ashley Guerrero wins Valdenegro Family Scholarship

 Congratulations to freshmen Ashley Guerrero as she is awarded a $500 scholarship to go towards tuition for her submission to the Valdenegro Family Scholarship. Click below to view the winning poem.




A ll juniors, sophomores, and freshmen are invited to participate in the 18th Annual Christopher Valdenegro Poetry Contest. This contest is named after a belovedSt. Paul High School graduate, Christopher Valdenegro. The winner will be awarded a$500 tuition scholarship which will be applied to his/her tuition account for the following year. The purpose of this contest is to foster the development of creative expression in young people.



  1. Poems must be typed or very neatly printed.
  2. Print your full name and grade on each poem submitted.
  3. Each student wishing to enter can submit up to five poems.
  4. Poems should be submitted to Mr. Zeko in room 102.
  5. The deadline for all entries is Friday, March 18 th , 2016.
  6. The winning poem and the two finalists will be published on the St. Paul


  1. Submitted poems will not be returned.
  2. Each entry will be checked for plagiarism.
  3. The English Department will review and judge all submissions.

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