Poetry Out Loud 2012

The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, presented the statewide finals for the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on March 27, 2012. The competition among ten students from schools across Alaska was part of a national program encouraging high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, recitation, and competition.