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OUTLOUD students place third in KSPS poetry contest

Two Leestown OUTLOUD members were winners in the 2019 Student Poetry Contest sponsored by the Kentucky State Poetry Society. Sixth-grader Whitney Rivard placed third in the grades 5-6 division with “Goodbye, 2018” and eighth-grader Marco Garcia Lopez was third in the grades 7-8 group with “The Truth.” 

Whitney and Marco received cash prizes and are invited to read their poems during the KSPS annual meeting and poetry festival Oct. 4-6 at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning. For questions, please contact Leestown teacher B. Elizabeth Beck.