Above: Kosi and Kayla pray backstage before the competition.
Sophomores Mandla “Kosi” Dunn and Kayla McAfee are gaining recognition for their words. Kosi and Kayla entered the local DC Poetry Slam, where poets from all over the Washington Metropolitan area compete to be a part of the “slam team.”
For placing 5th, Kosi will head to California to perform on the HBO’s Brave New Voices. Kayla placed 7th. For more, read the story on The Stampede’s news website.
Photos by Taylor Parker ’12