Agnes Ugoji: Picks up the Mic!
On Thursday, April 28th, O’Bryant sophomore, Agnes Ugoji, a member of the O’Bryant/826 Writers Room Poetry Slam Team, earned, in a competition against more than 230 other youth poets, a spot to compete as one of the top-ten poets in the Massachusetts State Poetry Slam Preliminaries, giving Agnes anopportunity to compete in the Individual State Finals. On Friday, April, 29th, Agnes competed against the best of thebest in Massachusetts. For those who have heard Agnes perform her own original work, it came as no surprise just who took home the mic. Agnes not only earned the title of Massachusetts Youth Grand Slam Champion, but she will also be a part of the youth team representing Massachusetts at Brave New Voices, a nationwide youth poetry slam competition taking place in Washington, D.C. in July!