About thirty students attended the Poetry Outloud contest. Our contestents were Dave Austin, Darian Foster, Jordyn Fox, Justin Fox, Michael Petroskey, and Carissa Wideman.
Thank you so much to Eric Kocher, Travis Blankenship, and Wade Lindsey for judging the students. Both Eric and Travis are Hub City’s current Writers in Residence. Wade Lindsey graduate from Spartanburg High School in 2004 and is working at Wade’s restaurant. A huge round of thanks goes out to Mr. Graves who provided snacks and drinks from Panera.
Finally, congratulations to our winners:
1st: Carissa Wideman
2nd: Jordyn Fox
3rd: TIE between Dave Austin and Michael Petroskey