Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 competition was postponed. 

Each year, the Caldwell Arts Council hosts the Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition that is held at The HUB Station Arts Center in Hudson, North Carolina. The competition is open to all middle school students attending public, private and home schools. Click to view the video of the March 7, 2020 competition.

Competition Winners:

1st Place: Auguste Thielemann,
   William Lenoir Middle

2nd Place: Aiden Jones,
   William Lenoir Middle

3rd Place: Karina Davidson,
   Heritage Christian School

4th Place: Autumn Pugh,
   Heritage Christian School

5th Place: Noah Fanberg,
   Heritage Christian School

6th Place: Ezra Greer,
   Heritage Christian School

2020 Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition Winners

Photograph courtesy of Bill Tate

Merit Award Winners:

Addison Connor,
   Hudson Middle

Aolani Lopez-Driggs,
   William Lenoir Middle

Ava Aldrich,
   Granite Falls Middle

Ellis Waitz,
   Collettsville School

Julius Martin,

Landon Hines,
   Hudson Middle