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2017 Poetry Out Loud State Competition

Congratulations to Marquavious Moore
winner of the
2017 Poetry Out Loud State Competition!

Courtesy of the Tennessee Arts Commission

Courtesy of the Tennessee Arts Commission

In just his second year of competition representing Harding Academy, Marquavious Moore has taken top honors in Tennessee's Poetry Out Loud, a national contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and the Tennessee Arts Council. The state competition was held at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum and Auditorium Saturday, March 4.

As the 2017 first place winner, Marquavious received a cash award and will represent Harding Academy and the state of Tennessee at the national competition in Washington D.C. April 25-26.
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May 18, 2017: Marquavious is featured in the video "Learning Out Loud Through Poetry" in Lisa Stark's post High–Stakes Poetry Competition Brings Students to the Stage on the Education Week site.

Courtesy of the Tennessee Arts Commission

Courtesy of the Tennessee Arts Commission