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2008 Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest
Photo Album


Cote Laramie and Laura Messner
Eight Finalists
Second Place winner, Cote Laramie (left) of Concord High School with First Place winner Laura Messner (right) of Exeter High School Top eight winners. Back row left to right includes: Minta Carlson, Reed Van Dyck, Molly McCahan and Kai Fukunaga. Front row left to right includes: Sarah Cotton, Hannah Skelton, Cote Laramie and Laura Messner.
Laura Messner
Cote Laramie

First place winner:
Laura Messner of Exeter High School

Second place winner:
Cote Laramie of Concord High School

Molly McCahan
Third place c0-winner:
Sarah Cotton of Salem High School
Third place co-winner:
Molly McCahan of Plymouth Regional High School
Kai Fukunaga
Reed Van Dyck
Fifth place winner:
Kai Fukunaga of Dover High School
Sixth place winner:
Reed Van Dyck of Bow High School
Hannah Skelton
Seventh place winner:
Hannah Skelton of Cocheco Arts & Technology Academy
Eighth place winner:
Minta Carlson of Newmarket Junior/Senior High School
Sven Wiberg

School Champion:
Sven Wiberg of Oyster River High School

Alternate School Champion:
Rob McCardell of John Stark Regional High School
Laurel Weatherby
Benjamin Wolf Lehr Mueser
School Champion:
Laurel Weatherby of Winnacunnet High School
School Champion:
Benjamin Wolf Lehr Mueser of John Stark Regional High School
Alison Halchack-Lord
Rodger Martin
Alternate School Champion:
Alison Halchack-Lord of Timberlane Regional High School
New Hampshire Poetry Out Loud Director, Rodger Martin
Ira Joe Fisher
Representative Daniel Eaton
Representative Daniel Eaton
Reed and Teal Van Dyck
Finalist judges included: William Doreski, Peter H. Allen, Patricia Fargnoli, Alice B. Fogel, Edward Germaine, Sidney Hall Jr., John Hodgen, Sara Willingham and Paul Rogalus.
Finalist Reed Van Dyck with her sister Teal Van Dyck who was a second place winner in the National Poetry Out Loud contest two years ago.



Last updated: September 2, 2010

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