Pennsylvania’s poetry reading champ heads to D.C.

     High school junior Madalina Richardson will represent Pennsylvania in a national poetry recitation competition Monday. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    High school junior Madalina Richardson will represent Pennsylvania in a national poetry recitation competition Monday. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

    Madalina Richardson, a junior at Masterman School in Philadelphia, will take her poetry reading skills to the Poetry Out Loud national competition in Washington, D.C. tomorrow. Richardson is Pennsylvania’s state champion, having beat out roughly 300,000 other high schoolers in the state. She spoke with NewsWorks Tonight Host Dave Heller.

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