Save the date for Indiana’s Poetry Out Loud State Finals

INDIANA – Since 2005, the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Foundation, and Indiana Arts Commission has worked with Indiana schools, teachers, and organizations to bring students a unique way to learn and love poetry.

Through Poetry Out Loud™, students read, memorize, and recite classic and contemporary poems.

Join the Indiana Arts Commission on Wednesday, March 9th at 5:30 p.m. ET as the next Indiana Poetry Out Loud State Champion is crowned.

Competing for the title of Indiana State Champion are:

  • Tilly Robinson, Bloomington High School South
  • Kenlie Thomas, Bluffton High School
  • Madeline Phuong, Homestead High School
  • Aalihya Banks, Pike High School
  • Taylor Bush, Franklin Central High School
  • Mikayla Holstein, Indiana Connections Academy
  • Lila Ward, Columbia City High School, Eagle Tech Academy
  • Layla Sanders, Columbus Signature Academy New Tech High School
  • Sreepadaarchana Munjuluri, Columbus North High School
  • Destiny Wells, Indiana Digital Learning School
  • Hannah Coe, Monroe Central Jr/Sr High School
  • Gabriel Porter, West Washington Jr.-Sr. High School
  • Claudia Buschkoetter, Jasper High School
  • Jehanna Fisher, FJ Reitz High School
  • Madison Sherman, Forest Park Jr.-Sr. High School

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