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Hickman Poetry Team takes first, earns trip to national competition

Hickman High School's Creative Writing Department's Poetry Team too​k first place in 'The Louder Than a Bomb' Poetry Slam held at Stephens College as a part of The Unbound Book Festival.  Team members include: Desmond Hearne-Morrey, Regina Partleip-Pinto, Tiffany Kirkley, Teddy Emerson, Theo Canto, Sophia Domenico, Carter Bone, Aubrey Atkins, Mikya Lewis, and Amy Lemux-Guerra.  The competition consisted of seven area high schools througout mid-Missouri. With this victory, the Hickman poetry team will travel to the Brave New Voices national competition held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in July.