Rhyver White, front row far right, a student at Lou Dantzler High School in South Los Angeles, finished second place in the August Wilson Monologue Competition Monday at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum. She will travel to New York to compete for a spot in the national contest. Pablo Lopez, next to White, finished first place in the local contest and earns an automatic spot in the finals. Others who participated in the Los Angeles semi-finals included, clockwise from bottom left, Nahtori Johnson, Angelina Finau, Kiana Lyons, Julian de la Celle, Tulsi McDaniels, Eliana Pipes (finished third and will travel to The Big Apple to compete in another semifinal), Maggie Cannan, and Jocelyn Lopez./Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging.
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