Congratulations to Thaddeus Bergschneider and Madden Delaney as the top two finishers in the Poetry Out Loud competition. They will advance to the Illinois State Finals in March. Due to the pandemic, all competitions are held virtually.
The Illinois State Contest will feature recitations by two students from each of eight Poetry Out Loud regions in the state. The Illinois State champion will advance to the national contest.
260 students and 10 teachers in 5 schools began the 2021 Poetry Out Loud season in central Illinois last fall.
Radio interview about Madden and Thad's win by WMAY news.