|Hargis and winner Mimi Wack of |
Hargis is also the designated alternate should winner Mimi Wack, of Fredericksburg, be unable to attend the national competition in Washington, DC on Apr. 28 - 30.
At the competition the fifteen regional winners recited two poems each, after which eight students advanced to recite a third poem in the final round. Hargis scored 100% accuracy for her recitations of Two Guitars by Victor Hernandez Cruz, At the Vietnam War Memorial by George Bilgere, and Experience by Edith Wharton.