North Sanpete Competitor in the State Poetry Competition

Published on March 15, 2017 at 11:02AM

Cody Howell, who goes to North Sanpete High School, will compete today at Westminster College, among 5 other statewide finalists for a chance to go to Washington D.C.for the National Poetry Out Loud Finals

High schools around the state participated in Poetry Out Loud activities and competed in six region competitions held in Brigham City, Gunnison, Ogden, Provo, St. George, and Salt Lake City.

During the competition, students will recite works selected from an anthology of nearly 600 classic and contemporary poems. The state champion represents Utah in Washington, D.C., April 25 – 26, 2017 and competes for $20,000.