UPDATE: McPhee advances to Poetry Out Loud state competition
Morris Area's Thomas McPhee won the Poetry Out Loud Central Minnesota Regional competition last week and Morris Area's Yasha Hoffman placed third.
McPhee, who placed third in the state competition last year, will return to compete in the 2011 contest March 7 at the Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul.
McPhee and second-place finisher Madeline Franz, of St. John's Prep, will represent the Central Minnesota region. Ten contestants competed in the regional.
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