Annual Prize Winners
Oracles of the Bush Senior Poetry Results 2010
Adult Sections Written:
1. A Humorous Theme -
Winner: Peter Mace "A Bushy's Trip to Sydney"
Commended: Zandrae King (East Corrimal) "Chocolate"
2. Celebrating a Caring Legend
Winner: Lionel Euston "The Ballad of Bernard O'Reilly"
Commended: Maureen Clifford "Legend of the Glasshouse Mountains"
Adult Sections Performance:
3. "The Patsy Award" - best performance by a novice
Winner: Tom Taylor
4. Original Work
Winner: Paddy O'Brien
5. By Other Poets
Winner: Dennis Scanlon
Junior Sections Written:
Winner: Angus Koch (S.H.P.M.S.) - "Legend Creek"
Oracles Prize: Alexander Searle (St. Joseph's) - "My Nan"
Courtney Watt (S.H.P.M.S.) - "My Farm"
Evie Whitton (S.H.P.M.S.) - "Our Ducks"
7. Primary (9 & Under)
Winner: Tim Policaro (St. Joseph's) -"The Flood"
Oracles Prize: Connor Barratt (S.H.P.M.S.) - "The Bush"
Grace Clothier (St. Joseph's) - "The Washing Machine"
Lewis Whitton (St. Joseph's) - "Grandpa's Bobcat"
Commended: Will Brown (St. Joseph's) "I Love Pizza"
Sonya Campbell (S.H.P.M.S) - "Brown Snake"
8. Primary (10 and over)
Winner: Jayden Ash (St. Joseph's) - "Poppy and Me"
Jake Brown (St. Joseph's) - "Dream Ride"
Oracles Prize: Mitchell Austin (St. Joseph's) - "The Game of Cricket"
Georgia O'Neill (St. Joseph's) - "Campdrafting"
Luke Smith (St. Joseph's) - "Bull Ants at the Bush"
Commended: Joshua Gower (St. Joseph's) - "The Rusty House"
Katie Hickey (S.H.P.M.S) - "Australia at the Beach"
Alex Policaro (St. Joseph's) - "Cattle Work"
Junior Sections Performance:
10. Tenterfield Shire Primary
Winner: Caleb Kilpatrick (S.H.P.M.S)
Oracles Prize: Patricia Willoughby (S.H.P.M.S)