Congratulations to Poetry Out Loud Champion Junior Amanda Jordan and Poetry Out Loud Runner-Up Alana Hoskins
Congratulations to Souhegan's Poetry Out Loud Champion and all the School-wide Finalists!
This year's winner of the National Poetry Out Loud Recitation Competition is junior Amanda Jordan. Runner-up is last year's State Champion, Alana Hoskins. Amanda will now proceed to compete in the State Semi-Finals at SNHU on March 4th. Nearly 250 Souhegan students participated in Poetry Out Loud this year.
Poetry Out Loud is sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the New Hampshire State Council for the Arts. Tens of thousands of students participate across all 50 states. 40 school districts in New Hampshire participate. Students are scored in six categories: Physical Presence, Voice and Articulation, Dramatic Appropriateness, Evidence of Understanding, Overall Performance, and Accuracy.