Students from four Thames Valley District School Board schools were among 29 champions from secondary schools across Ontario to compete in the Poetry In Voice Ontario Finals in Toronto on Monday, April 16.
Poetry in Voice is a competition in which students memorize and recite a poem. At the Ontario and national finals, students are graded by a panel of judges which includes poets, writers, or poetry scholars.
Central’s Sydney Gilchrist was among the six top-scoring Ontario Champions who went on to compete in the Poetry In Voice Grand Finals on Tuesday, April 17 in front of an audience of hundreds of poets and poetry-lovers at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto.
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