Poetry Out Loud contestant Selah Hartman was named champion at the Butte County Poetry Out Loud competition held at the Sycamore Library in Gridley. Maddy Ferguson, also of GHS, won 1st Runner Up. Selah will compete at the state competition in March. Eight students from four county high schools participated in the event, which was hosted by Kaleidosocpe, the Gridley Arts Council. L to R: Tir'Zah Francis, Annika Pearson, Arrington Jackson, Michaella Covey, Maranatha Sainte-Papouloute, Selah Hartman, Maddy Ferguson and Elyssa Potts.