Support State Champion Beatrice Dimaculangan
during the National Finals!
2015 NJPOL State Champion Beatrice Dimaculangan
will compete at
the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, D.C. on April 28-29.
The National Finalist will be awarded a 1st prize of $20,000 as well as $5,000
for his or her school to buy poetry books.
Even if you're not in D.C., please tune in to cheer Beatrice on as she competes nationally!
Watch Beatrice perform "The Universe As Primal Scream" by Tracy K. Smith:
Poetry Out Loud is a free national program sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Poetry Out Loud encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. This exciting program is now in its tenth year in New Jersey. To learn how to be a part of New Jersey Poetry Out Loud, click the Get Involved tab.