2011 California Honor Scroll Award
Ninette Freed, 75, Palm Desert, is a longtime participant in Senior Poets Laureate competitions. She won recognition in 2007 with her poem entitled “La Palma” which won an Honor Scroll for California. Ninette, a former secretary, student at UCLA, is now a literary housewife who writes mainly poetry. She loves her child, her grandson, and her cat, the topic her this year’s award-winning poem. Her sun sign is Cancer.