The West Virginia Commission on the Arts and the Division of Culture and History are inviting everyone to the semifinal and final rounds of the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest.
They will be taking place on Friday and Saturday at the State Capitol Complex. Admission to the event is absolutely free. Twenty-two students will be competing on Friday for the semi-final round, and only the top ten finalists will be returning on the next day.
The winner will receive $200 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC for the national finals on April 28 and 29. The winner’s school will also be receiving a trophy and a cash subsidy for their library.
For more information, please call 304-558-0240 ext. 721.