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Poetry Out Loud Competition

by Rylee Yerkes

 

The Poetry Out Loud competition was held December 12th in room 006 during Falcon Period. During this competition, students recited poems by memory and were judged by all of the teachers in the English department. The winner of this in-school competition will advance to the next level of competition: the state finals. The location has yet to be decided for the state finals, but it will be hosted on March 5. There, contestants will recite three poems with the rest of the champions from Pennsylvania. Finally, the winners of the state competitions will participate in the national semifinals on April 24 at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington D.C. This competition will be broadcasted live. Finally, on April 25, the national finals will occur. The semifinals and finals at the Lisner Auditorium are free to attend and open to the public. ┬áMaking it to the national finals is a huge accomplishment; the best competitors in all of America will attend. Continue reading “Poetry Out Loud Competition”