Poetry Out Loud

Marshalltown High School freshman Olivia Adams-Zmolek was declared the winner of Monday’s Poetry Out Loud contest at the Community Auditorium. She recited “The Owl” by Edward Thomas and “It was not Death, for I stood up, (355)” by Emily Dickinson; MHS students Uriel Campos-Padilla, Alex Stansberry, Eve Nettesheim, Luke Pedersen, Phoebe Osgood, Victor Zavala-Livengood and Zyrus Whitehead also showcased their poetry skills. Adams-Zmolek will participate in the Iowa Poetry Out Loud State Finals Contest on March 4 in Des Moines.