Central New York High School Students Compete In “Poetry Out Loud” National Recitation Contest at OCC

Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation competition that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through performance and recitation. The goal of the program is to promote poetry in both the classroom and the community. The competition is open to students in grades 9 through 12.

The following students will be competing at OCC as part of New York State’s Central Region final:



  • Zacqueline Baldwin, Corcoran High School
  • Joe Benedict, Skaneateles High School
  • Signe Golash, Corcoran High School
  • Oliver Gebo, Lowville Academy
  • Hannah Ebner, Manlius Pebble Hill School

Poetry Out Loud, Contestant


Central New York High School’s participation in Poetry Out Loud takes place, Tuesday, February 7, 6-8 p.m. at Storer Auditorium, Onondaga Community College, 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse 13215