Lawton student heads to D.C. for poetry contest

Lawton student heads to D.C. for poetry contest
(Source KSWO)

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - A Lawton High School student will be in the nation's capitol the week of April 23rd, representing the state in a national poetry contest.

LHS senior Kristine Guerrero will be competing in the Poetry Out Loud national finals next week in Washington D.C.
The poetry recitation competition features a $20,000 prize for the national champion.
This is Guerrero's second time making it to the national finals.
On Tuesday, she and the other state champions will compete in all-day semifinal rounds -- with the top nine competitors advancing to the final competition on Wednesday.

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