Shannon Croft, representing West Anchorage High School, recites "When I have Fears That I May Cease To Be" during the Poetry Out Loud State Finals on Tuesday in Juneau. Croft took first place and will be representing Alaska for the Poetry Out Loud 2016 National Finals at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. in May.

Shannon Croft, representing West Anchorage High School, recites "When I have Fears That I May Cease To Be" during the Poetry Out Loud State Finals on Tuesday in Juneau. Croft took first place and will be representing Alaska for the Poetry Out Loud 2016 National Finals at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. in May.

Photo: Poetry Out Loud winner

Shannon Croft, representing West Anchorage High School, recites “When I have Fears That I May Cease To Be” during the Poetry Out Loud State Finals on Tuesday in Juneau. Croft took first place and will be representing Alaska for the Poetry Out Loud 2016 National Finals at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. in May.

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