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Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 Finals

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 Finals

March 10, 2016

Congratulations to

Haley Bouchard—South Burlington High School, Taite Clark—The Sharon Academy, Maggie Fitzgerald—Rice Memorial High School, Hannah Funk—Mount Abraham Union High School, Lee Gallagher—Mount Anthony Union High School, Eliza Goodell—Oxbow High School, Ekaterina Langlois—Bellows Free Academy Fairfax, Isabel Kotlowitz—Thetford Academy, Kaili Osier—Green Mountain High School, and Anna Van Dine—Harwood Union High School.

These students competed in the Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 State Finals.

finalists photos

Top: Bouchard, Clark, Fitzgerald, Funk, Gallagher. Bottom: Goodell, Kotlowitz, Langlois, Osier, Van Dine

The Finals Competition

The competition was held at Vermont PBS 7-8:30 p.m. March 17, 2016. Watch here.

Social media users shared their perspective using #POLVT, #POL16, and #iampoetryoutloud.

All ten finalists recited two poems. Students with the three highest scores—Maggie Fitzgerald, Ekaterina Langlois, and Ann Van Dine —were invited to recite a third poem.

Zon Eastes congratulates State Champion Maggie Fitzgerald.

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 Runner-up

Anna Van Dine

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2016 State Champion

Maggie Fitzgerald

See an interview with Maggie on Local 44.

Maggie will compete in the National Finals in Washington D.C. May 3-4, 2016.



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