Teen places second in Black History Month essay/oratorical competition

March 8th, 2010

Krissy Reinagel placed second in the St. Louis County Library’s “Seeking Harmony and Empowerment through Words: A Teen Essay/ Oratorical Competition,” Feb. 26, 2010.  Her essay was based on an interview of Curtis May.  The winner was a high school senior and third place was a high school junior.  Krissy is an 8th grade student.  Among the judges was a Toastmaster President.  The oratorical competition brought teens and their families from all over the city to express their views on Black History in the open and hospitable environment of the library.

Krissy Reinagel, third from left

Krissy Reinagel, fourth from left