HCA students recite poetry


On Thursday, Jan. 21, seven Harrells Christian Academy students participated in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition in which thousands of high school students across the country compete for a $20,000 award. Pictured are this year’s competitors, front row from left, Lucas Thornton (2nd place, Teachey), Caroline Jones (1st place, Kenansville), Lydia Thompson (3rd place, Wallace) and back row from left, Hunter Hathaway (Kenansville), Thomas Rhodes (Beulaville), Cameron Blue (Wallace), and Taylor Brinson (Kenansville). Students were judged based on their physical presence, voice and articulation, evidence of understanding, accuracy, and overall presentation of the poem. Caroline Jones will represent HCA at the state competition in March which is held at the Greensboro Public Library. There, she will recite three poems which were selected from Poetry Out Loud’s website in hopes of qualifying as a finalist and being name North Carolina’s 2016 POL Champion.


On Thursday, Jan. 21, seven Harrells Christian Academy students participated in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition in which thousands of high school students across the country compete for a $20,000 award. Pictured are this year’s competitors, front row from left, Lucas Thornton (2nd place, Teachey), Caroline Jones (1st place, Kenansville), Lydia Thompson (3rd place, Wallace) and back row from left, Hunter Hathaway (Kenansville), Thomas Rhodes (Beulaville), Cameron Blue (Wallace), and Taylor Brinson (Kenansville). Students were judged based on their physical presence, voice and articulation, evidence of understanding, accuracy, and overall presentation of the poem. Caroline Jones will represent HCA at the state competition in March which is held at the Greensboro Public Library. There, she will recite three poems which were selected from Poetry Out Loud’s website in hopes of qualifying as a finalist and being name North Carolina’s 2016 POL Champion.

On Thursday, Jan. 21, seven Harrells Christian Academy students participated in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition in which thousands of high school students across the country compete for a $20,000 award. Pictured are this year’s competitors, front row from left, Lucas Thornton (2nd place, Teachey), Caroline Jones (1st place, Kenansville), Lydia Thompson (3rd place, Wallace) and back row from left, Hunter Hathaway (Kenansville), Thomas Rhodes (Beulaville), Cameron Blue (Wallace), and Taylor Brinson (Kenansville). Students were judged based on their physical presence, voice and articulation, evidence of understanding, accuracy, and overall presentation of the poem. Caroline Jones will represent HCA at the state competition in March which is held at the Greensboro Public Library. There, she will recite three poems which were selected from Poetry Out Loud’s website in hopes of qualifying as a finalist and being name North Carolina’s 2016 POL Champion.
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Poetry-Out-Loud-2016.jpgOn Thursday, Jan. 21, seven Harrells Christian Academy students participated in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition in which thousands of high school students across the country compete for a $20,000 award. Pictured are this year’s competitors, front row from left, Lucas Thornton (2nd place, Teachey), Caroline Jones (1st place, Kenansville), Lydia Thompson (3rd place, Wallace) and back row from left, Hunter Hathaway (Kenansville), Thomas Rhodes (Beulaville), Cameron Blue (Wallace), and Taylor Brinson (Kenansville). Students were judged based on their physical presence, voice and articulation, evidence of understanding, accuracy, and overall presentation of the poem. Caroline Jones will represent HCA at the state competition in March which is held at the Greensboro Public Library. There, she will recite three poems which were selected from Poetry Out Loud’s website in hopes of qualifying as a finalist and being name North Carolina’s 2016 POL Champion.
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