Eleven Tucson children have been named winners in the BYOBag Tucson Haiku Contest. 

The students, who range from first- to fifth-graders, were selected from more than 200 entries submitted. 

BYOBag Tucson is a volunteer group established to promote education about how Tucsonans can reduce, reuse and recycle the single-use plastic bags that become a source of litter in the city.

The winners are:

FIFTH GRADE

— First Place: Jala Hamzah of Roberts/Naylor K-8

— Second Place: Rose Wilson of Harelson Elementary

— Third Place: Juan Carlos Iniguez of Vesey Elementary

FOURTH GRADE

— First Place: Angel Orozco of Santa Cruz Catholic School

— Second Place: Dominic Murphy of Dunham Elementary

— Third Place: Michael Spacone of Sam Hughes Elementary

THIRD GRADE

— First Place: Kennedy Kreinbrink of Henry Elementary

— Second Place: Michelle Serna of Soleng Tom Elementary

— Third Place: Max Alexander of Ironwood Elementary

SECOND GRADE

— First Place: Nora Alexander of Ironwood Elementary

FIRST GRADE

— First Place: Mark Joseph Nicholas of Coronado K-8

For more information on BYOBag Tucson, visit www.BYOBagTucson.com

Contact reporter Alexis Huicochea at ahuicochea@azstarnet.com or 573-4175. On Twitter @AlexisHuicochea​

Education writer for #ThisIsTucson. Mom of one.