Harlem teen wins national Shakespeare contest

Harlem teen wins national Shakespeare contest

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Xavier Pachecho, 16, of Queens beat out more than 15,000 students to win the English Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition.

He becomes the first New Yorker to win the event in its 30 year history.

A student at the Urban Assembly School for Performing Arts, Pachecho will be spending his summer at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's Young Actors Summer School in London, England.

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