Madeira slam poetry team earns first place

May 6, 2013
The Madeira slam team at the 2013 Hyper-Bole Competition

The Madeira slam team won first place in the 2013 Hyper-Bole Competition on April 21, 2013. Betty Fink '13, Gabby Bullard '14, Zharia O'Neal '15, and Mona Hagmagid '16 represented Madeira well as they competed against six other Northern Virginia high schools in the largest youth poetry slam in Virginia. 

Over the weekend of May 3rd, the girls competed in the slam poetry competition Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) at George Washington University. Twenty teams representing high schools from Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia competed for the 2013 title in this performance poetry extravaganza.  the Madeira team made it to the semi-finals and once again, Madeira girls had an opportunity to showcase their enormous talent!