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February 14, 2012
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Poetry Out Loud newcomer comes out on top

Carson Valley Middle School student Jordan Sullivan couldn't stop giggling when she heard her name called as the district's Poetry Out Loud winner Saturday night.

Out of 13 participants the 14-year-old took first place with her recitation of the poems, "Here," by Joshua Mehigan and "Glass," by A.R. Ammons. She will be moving on to the state competition in Reno on March 24.

"I was pretty giddy and ecstatic. I was so surprised," Jordan said. "I honestly didn't expect to win. I just thought I'd do my best and see what came of it."

This was Jordan's first time entering …

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