Poetry Recitation Competition

The Caldwell Arts Council hosts the annual Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition at the HUB Station Arts & Business Center Auditorium, 145 Cedar Valley Road in Hudson, North Carolina. Our next competition is set for 9:30am on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Click here for details and click to view the 2019 YouTube competition video.

 

2020 REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED:

"The City in the Sea" by Edgar Allan Poe - Khloe Kastro, Hudson Middle School

"The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe - Norah Cool, Kings Creek School

"The Christmas Tree" by Robert Service - Addison Connor, Hudson Middle School

"McCavity: The Mystery Cat" by T.S. Eliot - Luke Roberts, Collettsville School

"If" by Rudyard Kipling - Ellis Waitz, Collettsville School

"A Girl's Garden" by Robert Frost - Angelina Hammons, Collettsville School

"Children" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and "Hard Luck" by Edgar Albert Guest - Ava Aldrich, Granite Falls Middle School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 MIDDLE SCHOOL POETRY RECITATION COMPETITION WINNERS 

1st Place Tie: Ava Aldrich, Granite Falls Middle and Aiden Jones, William Lenoir Middle

3rd Place: Auguste Thielemann, William Lenoir Middle

4th Place: Mazie Wakefield, William Lenoir Middle

5th Place: Melanie Perez, Gamewell Middle

6th Place: Taszi Gupta, Collettsville Middle

 

MERIT AWARDS

Gavin Johnson, Gamewell Middle

Martin Engelbrecht, Gamewell Middle

Ellis Waitz, Collettsville Middle

Karina Davidson, Heritage Christian Middle

Emma Ingram, Hudson Middle

Noah Fanberg, Heritage Christian Middle

Zoey Lail, Gamewell Middle