February 16 Poetry out Loud
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Public is welcome to attend the Poetry Out Loud regional workshop in the Abbott Lecture Hall. A free event showcasing students reciting poetry followed by commentary from performance evaluators.
POL is a national arts education program sponsored by the National endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.  The Nebraska Arts Council coordinates POL for our state and is partnering with Nebraskans for the Arts for this event, which will feature students who have won their school competition. Top students contestants from each participating high school will advance to state finals during March. The student who wins the Nebraska state championship will participate in a national competition in April in Washington, D.C.