"Be Our Valentine" 2017 Contest Winners

kids sharing a valentine card

The 39th annual Valentine Contest presented by Worcester Historical Museum for Worcester students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6. All winners will be recognized on Friday, February 10th, 4:00 p.m. at the Worcester Historical Museum.

Chosen from hundreds of entries from 18 schools:

HISTORIC (any design in the style of valentines made in Worcester from the late 1840s to 1942)

Grade 3    Eimy Gabrielle Yoshida Araujo   McGrath Elementary School
Grade 4 Kaylee Corrado Lincoln Street School
Grade 5 Cindy  Xhija Chandler Magnet Elementary
Grade 6 Isabella Lussier Lake View School

CONTEMPORARY  (an original valentine, possibly featuring a favorite book, story or character)

Grade 3    Hennys De La Cruz   Chandler Elementary School
Grade 4 Isaac Silva McGrath Elementary School
Grade 5 Nadia Frempong Lake View School
Grade 6 Natalie Windward Belmont Street School

VERSE  (an original verse by today’s valentine maker)

Grade 3   Hope Loizeaux   Worcester Arts Magnet School
Grade 4 Jarielis Reyes Columbus Park School
Grade 5 Alex Cabrera Goddard School
Grade 6 Adalise Rivera Columbus Park School

MASTERS (students in grades 4, 5, and 6 who have won in previous years must enter in the Master’s Competition. These entries are judged as a group—not by grade level)

Grade 5   Contemporary   Riley Driscoll Worcester Arts Magnet School
    Matthew Molle Worcester Arts Magnet School
Grade 6 Verse Carlitos Molina Worcester Arts Magnet School
  Contemporary Lauren Popinchalk   Worcester Arts Magnet School

Honorable Mention

Grade 5   Historic Noelle Pepin Home School
Grade 6 Contemporary   Annabelle Corrao   Worcester Arts Magnet School