Announcing the 2018 Poetry Out Loud State Champion
Congratulations to Cedar Tree School junior, Isaac Lu
Isaac Lu, a junior at Cedar Tree School in Clark County, is the Poetry Out Loud Washington State Champion for the 2017-18 school year. Janelle Thirtyacre, a senior at Eatonville High School in Pierce County, was named first runner-up. Honorable mentions went to Addi Garner, a senior at Anacortes High School in Skagit County; John Jones, a senior at Rainier High School in Thurston County; and Mackenzie Woodworth, a senior at Liberty Bell High School in Okanogan County.
Lu earned the honor of representing Washington State at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals later this spring in Washington D.C. Rising to the top from a competitive field of over 18,000 students from 66 schools across the state, Lu was among the 13 regional Poetry Out Loud champions who competed at the State Final held March 10, 2018 at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre on the Square in Tacoma.