Poetry winners named

Top finishers move on to regional event

— Liam Daily won the second annual Poetry Out Loud competition for Liberty Bell High School students.

Claire Waichler finished second.

Kira Cramer won the Independent Learning Center competition.

Daily and Cramer will travel to Spokane on Feb. 6 for the Eastern Washington Regional Poetry Out Loud contest.

The two top finishers there will advance to the state championship in Olympia in March.

The Washington state champion will advance to the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, D.C., where $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be distributed.

Okanogan High School also runs a Poetry Out Loud competition.

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