Caring Classrooms Contest

Respect. Empathy. Inclusion

March 31 update:

Because of school closures, we are opening this contest to all Maine students in grades 1-6 (whether they have had our classroom programs or not) and are extending the deadline to June 15, 2020.We will choose the winning entries that best reflect respect, empathy, and inclusion.

Entries can be e-mailed to or mailed to The Cromwell Center, 97A Exchange Street, Suite 205, Portland, ME 04101.

The Details

We will choose one winner from each grade and one overall Grand Prize Winner. The contest ends on June 15, 2020. Click on the button below for detailed info about the contest, the prizes, and how to enter.


Congratulations to our 2018-2019 winners

  • Grand Prize Winner: Louisa Strong, Geiger Elementary School
  • Grade 1 winner: Olivia Whitehurst, Dayton Consolidated School
  • Grade 2 winner: Amal Awadh, Riverton Elementary School
  • Grade 3 winner: Anthony Napoleone-Sweet, Windham Primary School
  • Grade 4 winner: Ryleigh Wandrei, Williams-Cone School
  • Grade 5 winner: Emerson Shepard, Marshwood Great Works School