The Rotary Club of Punta Gorda yesterday recognized winners of Rotary's Poetry contest in Punta Gorda. Presentations of award prizes to recognize top students of the Poetry contest highlighting Social Issues were made to winners by Punta Gorda Rotary President Olive Woodye.

The three top winners from Toledo Community College were First Place Avery Westby and Second place Giselle Mahung who are both fourth form Science Department students. Third place went to Denmark Jacobs a third form General Studies Department student. Consulation prizes went to TCC students Rudolf Parham, Cordelia Kyle, Jose Canelo and Maclovio Ack.

Present at the Rotary recognition and award event were classmates of the winning students, teacher and coordinator of the poetry contest Analita Garcia and several members of the Punta Gorda Rotary Club.