English and French winners for the inaugural People's Choice Award also revealed
Emily Kruk and Al Gilbert present their poems, and why they chose them.
The deadline to vote for your favourite poetry-reciting students is coming up.
Forty-two students in grades 9 to 12 — including students from Toronto and the GTA — were chosen from thousands of students from 1,400 schools across the country to compete in the semifinals of the annual Poetry In Voice competition. They will be going on to the national finals, held on April 22, where nearly $25,000 will be awarded to the winners and their school libraries.
Forty-two students across Canada will compete in the national poetry recitation competition Poetry in Voice.
The power of the spoken word is in the spotlight again, as students from across the country take part in Poetry In Voice.
Students from northeast Winnipeg are among those hoping to make a splash at the virtual competition this year.
Nine students from across Canada came out on top at the 2020 Poetry In Voice national poetry recitation competition, collectively winning $25,000 in prizes.
Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie has announced the 24 semifinalists in its high school recitation contest.
The annual competition, now in its 10th year, was created by Scott Griffin, the chairman and founder of the Griffin Trust for Excellent In Poetry, to nurture an appreciation of poetry among Canadian high school students.
Catricia Hiebert was one of nine student finalists of the 2019 Poetry In Voice competition during the National Finals at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on April 25.
A Sexsmith high school student’s love of poetry has paid off. St. Mary’s Catholic School grade 12 student Catricia Hiebert took first place in the English category at the national finals of the Poetry In Voice competition. Hiebert says she learned a lot about herself during the event.
Nine students from across Canada have collectively won $25,000 in the 2019 Poetry In Voice national poetry recitation competition. The successful Cégep and secondary students were selected during the national finals hosted by the CBC's Rosanna Deerchild in Winnipeg on April 25, 2019.