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Arts in Education Program

NH Poetry Out Loud Competition
Academic Year 2007 - 2008


Place Name School
1st Laura Messner Exeter High School
2nd Cote Laramie Concord High School
3rd Sarah Cotton Salem High School
3rd Molly McCahan Plymouth Regional High School
5th Kai Fukunaga Dover High School
6th Reed Van Dyck Bow High School
7th Hannah Skelton Cocheco Arts & Technology Academy
8th Minta Carlson Newmarket High School

School Champions (alphabetical order):

Name School
Amanda Kruczynski Pembroke Academy
Benjamin Wolf Lehr Mueser John Stark Regional High School
Annalise Pennel Hopkinton High School
Alexis Taffe Timberlane High School
Laurel Weatherby Winnacunnet High School
Sven Wiberg Oyster River High School
Alexandra Young Pittsfield High School

Alternates Attending Award Ceremony (alphabetical order):

Name School
Alison Halchak-Lord Timberlane High School
Aubre Kilanowski Plymouth Regional High School
Rob McCardell John Stark High School
Shea Molloy Salem High School
Jake Ramsey Pittsfield High School
Terri Shamis Newmarket High School

New Hampshire partners for Poetry Out Loud include the NH Writers' Project, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Keene State College, the Arts Alliance of Northern NH, The Poetry Society of NH, the Frost Place in Franconia and Toadstool Bookstores of Peterborough and Milford.

For more information on the 2008 Poetry out Loud program in New Hampshire, contact Rodger Martin, Project Director at 603-525-4715,; or Catherine O'Brian, Arts in Education Coordinator, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, 603-271-0795, or Catherine.R.O'

More details about the program plus many valuable resources are available at the national Poetry Out Loud website:


Last updated: August 5, 2011

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