Christina Gaudio (1st place) and Ethan Gardiner (2nd place) were winners of the Danbury Cultural Commission Poetry Contest. They received their awards and cash prizes at Western CT State University on May 16. They were accompanied by their families and friends, and their sophomore English teacher, Mrs. St. Georges, who encouraged them, and many other students, to submit their work. Christina is a Culinary Arts student, and Ethan is in Precision Machine Technology. Both are sophomores.