In May of 2014, the Lincoln Academy Library Aides sponsored LA’s 1st Annual Poetry Writing Contest. All Lincoln Academy students were invited to enter the contest and the English Department served as judges. Mary Catherine Eddyblouin won first place for her poem “Cherries”. Alison Wehrle took second place for “I Am Not Just a Body”. Alexis Poland’s “Tick-Tock” tied for third place with Cayleigh Hearth’s “Simple Things”. The winning poets read their poems for the entire school community during LA’s final assembly on May 24, 2014.