Poetry Out Loud Competition

PoetryCongratulations to our 11 high school finalists who competed in St. Monica Academy’s Poetry Out Loud Final on December 11. Anna Goodwin won first place for her rendition of “Beat! Beat! Drums!” by Walt Whitman and “Holy Communion” by Frater Simeon Goodwin. JohnPaul Talbot was awarded second place for “The Cumberland” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Therese Boles came in third with “Sonnet 134” by Petrarch and “Sonnet 60” by Shakespeare. The other finalists were Thomas Boles, Rose Lemmon, Sophia Decker, Sylvia Zepeda, Kayla Grimm, Eamonn Mireles, Kriselle Llamas, and Brigit Grimm.