Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

Promoting arts and culture through programs, services and the Museum of Florida History.

Programs

Poetry Out Loud Media Gallery

Videos

P.O.L Public Service Announcement

Poetry Out Loud Public Service Announcement

P.O.L Trailer

Poetry Out Loud Trailer

Photos

2012

Poetry Out Loud 2012 winners

2012 Poetry Out Loud Winners: (left to right) Honorable Mention Elizabeth Mputu - Winter Park High School Senior, Orange County; Honorable Mention Tovonnia Lewis - H.W. Blake High School Senior, Hillsborough County; First Place Winner Katie McTigue - SAIL High School Junior, Leon County; Second Place Winner Jessica Tanner - North Broward Prep School Junior, Broward County; Third Place Winner Mireya Torres - Wekiva High School Junior, Orange County.

Poetry Out Loud 2010 winners

2012 State Champion Katie McTigue is a featured vocalist in SAIL High School''s Bluegrass Music ensemble. A young artist, Katie enjoys 2-D painting and sculpture and is currently putting together a portfolio of her artwork for her AP College Board submission.

Poetry Out Loud 2010 winners

The Poetry Out Loud Awards Reception Cake!

View Press Release for 2012 winners

2010

Poetry Out Loud 2010 participants

2010 State Participants

Poetry Out Loud 2010 winners

2010 State Winners- left to right: Riley Kerz (3rd Place), Allyson Lewis (2nd Place), Daniel Mitchell (1st Place), Shatyra Hall (Honorable Mention), Ladyrose Garcia (Honorable Mention)

View Press Release for 2010 winners

2009

Poetry Out Loud 2009 participants

2009 State Participants

Poetry Out Loud 2009 winners

2009 State Winners- left to right: Stephanie Malove (2nd Place), Tyla Rodrigo (3rd Place), Monique Henry (1st Place), Shatyra Hall(Honorable Mention), Charissa Casad (Honorable Mention)

View Press Release for 2009 winners

2008

Poetry Out Loud 2008 participants

2008 State Participants

Poetry Out Loud 2008 winners

2008 State Winners- left to right: Tiffany Brown (2nd Place), Isabel Vogt (3rd Place), Noemi Bermudez (Honorable Mention), Candice Bowler (Honorable Mention), Monique Henry (1st Place)

View Press Release for 2008 winners