Writing Contests in San Antonio

Kristina Watkins won the Poetry Out Loud contest.Kristina Watkins, a senior at the Henry Ford Academy: Alameda School for Art + Design in San Antonio, won the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest in Austin on Saturday.

High school students from across Texas participated in the poetry recitation contest for a chance to compete at the national contest in Washington, D.C. in April. The winner of that competition receives a $20, 000 scholarship.

San Antonio did well in the competition. Among the other finalists were Lily Gonzales, a junior at North East School of the Arts in San Antonio and Elizabeth Holmes of San Antonio’s TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas.

Lily Gonzales was runner-up in the Poetry Out Loud contest.As state champion, Watkins will receive 0 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. where she will compete at the national level.

Additionally, her school will receive $500 for the purchase of poetry books and materials.

Runner-up Gonzales will receive $100, while her school will receive $200 for the purchase of poetry books and materials.

Poetry Out Loud is a Texas Commission on the Arts program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition.

“Poetry is a somewhat less-celebrated art form and as a state we are excited to be a part of this national competition working to bring poetry recitation and the art of poetry itself into the spotlight, ” said Gary Gibbs, executive director of TCA.

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