North Meck senior excels at poetry event

02/28/2014 12:00 AM

02/26/2014 5:46 PM

North Mecklenburg High senior Alex Pope advanced to the quarterfinal round in the prose and poetry component of The Barkley Forum.

That’s a speech and debate competition at Emory University in Atlanta. The event, one of the largest in the country, dates to 1956.

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