Thursday, February 10, 2011

5th Annual BHS Poetry Out Loud Semifinal Results

Congratulations to all of our participants for their amazing efforts today. The finals next Thursday will also be shown live here on the BHS Principal's Blog.

The results from today's performance are below. All of the students who are highlighted will move on to next week's finals:

Period 1 CHAMPION
Jenna Frank
And Soul
By Eavan Boland


2nd Place
Catie Riggs
Lunar Baedecker
By Mina Loy


3rd Place
Giovanna Fernandes
Fairy-Tale Logic
By A. E. Stallings


Period 2 CHAMPION
Zaven Ovian
A Dream Within a Dream
By Edgar Allan Poe


2nd Place (3-way tie)
Bryan Miranda
Alone
By Edgar Allan Poe


Nicolette Moodie
I, Too
By Langston Hughes


Hope Becker
I am Learning to Abandon the World
By Linda Pastan

Period 3 CHAMPION
Katrina Gilstrap
Dirge Without Music
By Edna St. Vincent Millay


2nd Place
Sean Callahan
Who Understand Me But Me
By Jose Santiago Baca


3rd Place
Ben Kalibala
A Black Man Talks of Reaping
By Arna Bontemps


Period 4 CHAMPION
Evan Moore
Channel Firing
By Thomas Hardy


2nd Place
Marissa Coté
Scary Movies
By Kim Addonizio


3rd Place
Alex Moffatt
Hero
By Paul Engle



Period 5 CHAMPION
Stacy Bezreh
The Albatross
By Kate Bass


2nd Place
Katie Pustizzi
And Soul
By Eavan Boland


3rd Place
Danielle Schissler
I Am Offering this Poem
By Jose Santiago Baca



Period 6 CHAMPION
Ashley Brouillette
Domestic Violence
By Eavan Boland


2nd Place (tie—both Wild Cards)
Melanie Canales
Larkinesque
By Michael Ryan
&
Chris Coe
Self-Inquiry Before the Job Interview
By Gary Soto


3rd Place
Kylie Scott
Who Understands Me but Me
By Jose Santiago Baca



Period 7 CHAMPION
Lauren Boyle
Dog
By Lawrence Ferlinghetti


2nd Place
Jessica Villalta
Through a Glass Eye, Darkly
By Carolyn Kizer


3rd Place (3-way tie)
Thabandi Chibanda
For Love
By Robert Creeley


Emily Martin
Larkineque
By Michael Ryan


Rachel Murgo
Backdrop Addresses Cowboy
By Margaret Atwood

2 comments:

  1. This is a wonderful idea. We can watch this great event on our IPods anywhere!! We can even watch this in the convenience of our own homes!!!

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  2. Thank you, I enjoyed watching the live stream.
    Even though I had to work, I knew the time frame my child would be appearing, and was able to watch from work!
    Congratulations to all the winners!

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