Dara Omoloja ’22 Finishes Third at State Poetry Out Loud Competition
Congratulations to Dara Omoloja ’22, who earned third place at the Poetry Out Loud state competition on March 7 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Omoloja advanced to the state competition after competing at regionals on Feb. 21. Three other USM students also competed at regionals, which was held at Milwaukee’s Riverside University High School: Lauren Glusman ’21, Lexi Lee ’22, and Margaret Rankin ’21.
About Poetry Out Loud
Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition to high schools across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Poetry Out Loud is a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Foundation, and the state and jurisdictional arts agencies.