February 15 Poetry Out Loud
Free event in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The public is invited to attend Poetry Out Loud (POL), a free event in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall.  High school students who have won their schools' competitions will appear at thei regional competition, reciting poetry before audience members and a panel of judges.

POL is a national art 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.  Top students from each of the three regional competitions will advance to the state finals in Lincoln in March.  The Nebraska state championship winner will participate in a national competition in Washington, D.C. in late April.