Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts
1300 1/2 Lamy Lane, Monroe
Poetry Out Loud is a poetry recitation competition for grades 9-12 and is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Local area schools and children's organizations will hold their own competitions and may send up to three students to participate in the regional competition at the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts.
Two poems are required to be memorized for this competition and students will be judged on accuracy and delivery.