Anacortes junior Addi Garner is 2017 State Poetry Out Loud Champion
Addi Garner, a junior from Anacortes High School in Anacortes, WA, earned the title of 2017 Poetry Out Loud Washington State Champion after competing in the State Poetry Out Loud Finals on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Addi was among 13 high school students--all regional Poetry Out Loud champions--who competed at the State Finals held at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre on the Square in Tacoma. The first runner-up was Julian Dow, a senior from Naches Valley High School in Naches, WA. Honorable Mentions go to Lizette Harris from Life Christian Academy in Tacoma, Amir Matheney of Olympia High School, and Drew Shipman of Mount Vernon High School.