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Addison Trail hosts Poetry Slam

Pictured is Addison Trail senior Fiona Levesque, who is the winner of Addison Trail's second Poetry Slam of the 2017-18 school year, which took place on April 24.

On April 24, Addison Trail hosted its second Poetry Slam of the 2017-18 school year.

Students who participated shared their original works in the first two rounds of competition and then competed in a lightning round, where they had five minutes to write a poem based on a provided topic.

English teacher and Writing Center aide Claire Shoup and Writing Center aide Leslie Akacich served as judges for the event. Last semester's winner, junior Isea Cabrera, also came back as a student judge.

Poetry Slam performers are listed below. The top three finishers received gift cards, and the champion was given a trophy as well.

Senior Julia Bellock – 2nd place

Senior Lucio Delgado

Senior Gabe Hernandez

Freshman Julian Hernandez

Senior Fiona Levesque – 1st place

Senior Jay Roby

Junior Nabira Siddiqui

Senior Callie Weigelt

Addison Trail High School
213 N. Lombard Road Addison, IL 60101
Phone: 630-628-3300 Fax: 630-628-0177
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