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Ten Students Advance to Finals of MHS Poetry Out Loud Competition

posted Jan 19, 2017, 6:38 AM by Richard Barden   [ updated Jan 19, 2017, 6:39 AM ]
The semifinal round of Methuen High School’s inaugural Poetry Out Loud competition was conducted by the English Department on Wednesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 18. With one student representing each English class, 67 brave and talented competitors recited memorized poems in front of their teachers and peers. The judging panel, comprised of English teachers and Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Kwong, used national contest guidelines to select 10 students to advance to the final round where our Methuen High School champion will be determined. Congratulations to all participants and to our ten finalists:

Cristal Delgado, Grade 11 
Jacob Greer, Grade 12 
Shannon Herdegen, Grade 11 
Rosaly Jiminez, Grade 11 
Jasmine Laroche,Grade 11 
Geraldine Mendez Gomez, Grade 10 
Nicole Montoya, Grade 12 
Valentina Nkwantah, Grade 10 
Katie Swallow, Grade 11 
Jasmine Thompson, Grade 12