Talented 10th Poetry Slam
Contestants in the Talented 10th Poetry Slam pose with Master of Ceremonies Donovan Campbell, WSVN sports anchor/reporter. L to r: Nicholas Jentszch, Nijel Beverly, Kayla Sewell, Alexandria Nicholas, Donovan Campbell, Katherine Turner, Jadon Polydore and Damon Pierce
As winner of the Talented 10th Poetry Slam hosted by the City of Hollywood African American Advisory Council, Nicholas Jentszch has been awarded a Kindle tablet from the AT&T Pioneers. Jentszch is a student at Hollywood Hills High School.
Jentszch was one of eight contestants, ages 14-18, who competed in the poetry/spoken word Open Mic Night at Hollywood City Hall on Feb. 8.
The poetry slam was in celebration of Black History Month.
The topic for the competition was education. WSVN Sports anchor/reporter Donovan Campbell was Master of Ceremonies for the event.
Another poetry slam will be held at Open Mic Night at Hollywood City Hall on Feb. 22. The AT&T Pioneers will award the winner of that com-petition with a Kindle tablet as well.
The AT&T Pioneers is a volunteer network of active and retired AT&T employees dedicated to improving the quality of life in local communities.