Smyrna's Opera House will host the 2023 Poetry Out Loud state finals. (Smyrna Opera House Facebook)

12 students compete for Delaware poetry crown March 2

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Padua’s Julia Nowaczyk is looking forward to reading two poems to a packed Smyrna Opera House in three weeks. “It means a lot to me when I get to share poetry,” said Nowaczyk, a sophomore. “The poems I have picked for this competition center around a theme of community and family.” She is one of 12 First State students who …