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Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest

The Illinois Arts Council Agency and the Rockford Area Arts Council invite all Northern Illinois high schools to participate in the 2014-2015 Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest to be held on February 24 at Jefferson High School in Rockford, Illinois. 

Now entering its 10th year of national competition, Poetry Out Loud, a free national program created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, has inspired hundreds of thousands of students to discover a broad spectrum of classic and contemporary poetry. 

For more information call Sharon Nesbit-Davis, Education/Engagement Director of the Arts Council at 815-963-6765 or go to the website www.poetryoutloud.org.

 

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the City of Rockford.