Jordyn Colbert '28 Wins First Place in Local Poetry Contest

Shipley sixth-grader Jordyn Colbert '28's narrative poem entitled "Roots" won first place in the children's division of the 17th Annual Charlotte Miller Simon Poetry Contest, presented by the Ardmore Free Library.

Fellow sixth-grader Ruth Gross earned Honorable Mention. 

The Poetry Celebration Award Ceremony was held on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Lower Merion Township Administration Building.

Read Jordyn's poem, "Roots" online. Congratulations!


The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.