The English Department was pleased to have 25 students participate in the Poetry Out Load contest on Thursday, December 5, 2014. Out of the contestants, Sophia Luwis was selected to represent Madeira at the regional contest on January 31, 2014 at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA. Nana Acquah ’15 was named runner-up. Congratulations to Sophia, Nana, and all who participated!
Poetry Out Loud is supported by The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation and U.S. state arts agencies. The program seeks to promote students “learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation.”Academics