Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Ruth Haile, Sioux Falls Lincoln Student, Rocks Washington

The National Poetry Out Loud competition in Washington, DC, crowned its champions tonight:
  1. 1st place: Amber Rose Johnson of Rhode Island
  2. 2nd place: Ruth Halie of South Dakota
  3. 3rd place: Nora Sandler of Maryland.
First place is awarded $20,000, 2nd place is awarded $10,000, and 3rd place is awarded $5,000.

To see Ruth perform her winning poem from the state competition, go here.

Congratulations to Ruth and all the winners!

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