Excellence In Poetry Award Winners

This special state award honors the Power of Poetry. Regional poetry winners compose new poems on a state level prompt, these pieces are evaluated by the State Tournament Poet Laureate, and a winner is chosen.

Thank you to the following individuals who have served as the Poet Laureate for the State Tournament:

Cassandra Arvay, Kari Gunter-Seymour, Karin Barbee, Jonie McIntire