Poetry Out Loud County Finals

On Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., Madera County Arts Council will be hosting the Madera County Finals Competition for Poetry Out Loud at Circle Gallery, located at 1653 N. Schnoor, Suite 113, Madera, CA 93637. Students from Madera High School, Madera South High School, Liberty High School, Glacier High School and Voyager Secondary School will be competing, the winner will move on to the state finals competition in Sacramento!

 

About the Competition:

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with the California Arts Council to support 2018 Poetry Out Loud, a FREE high school program which encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This dynamic program helps high school students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, learn about their literary heritage, and compete for more than $100,000 in awards.

 

 

Media Inquiries: Please contact Madera County Arts Council’s Executive Director Rochelle Noblett at (559) 661-7005 or at rnoblett@maderaarts.org.

 

For Additional Photos/Graphics: Please contact Emily Redondo at eredondo@maderaarts.org.

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