Carson Valley Middle School student Serena Herup is looking forward to cheering on her fellow classmates as they perform in the district competition for Poetry Out Loud on Saturday night.
The national recitation contest is 6:30 p.m. at 88 Cups & More in the Minden Village.
"I always hope I will win, but you never know what will happen. It's all friendly competition," Serena said. "I hope that at least somebody from Douglas County goes and wins nationals for us."
This is the 14-year-old's first time participating in Poetry Out Loud. She will be reciting "Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky" …