Student Poets Honored At Spoken Word Contest

Three students were honored for their poetry entries to the The Hispanic Heritage Month Spoken Word Contest on Oct. 14 at Miami Dade College North Campus.

The contest features poetry submitted by students from the English department and the college prep program. All poems were about “celebrating Hispanic heritage, history and the American dream.”

MDC students voted for the winners online.

The first place winner was Nerea Duran for her piece titled Most Precious Journey; a poem about coming to America while leaving all you know behind.

Second place went to Brenda Adams for her submission titled The DREAM Act; a poem stressing the importance of the Dream Act and coming together as one nation of immigrants.

Quincy Anthony won third place with a poem titled If You Really Knew Me; an inspirational poem written about the struggles and efforts of Afro-Hispanics.