SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Jeffrey Kringer, Haven Kohanski and Lucy Purnine were the top winners of the 26th annual Shakespeare Competition of the Syracuse branch of the English-Speaking Union of the United States. High school students from 19 Central New York schools competed in the Saturday event. During the competition, students recited a monologue and sonnet. While there were19 local finalists, 159 students competed in the first round at their high schools.
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