Congratulations to our 2017 New Jersey Poetry Out Loud State Champion, Amos Koffa from Burlington County Institute of Technology, and our State Runner-up, Breana Sena from Dr. Ronald E. McNair Academic High School! They earned these titles at the State Finals at The College of New Jersey on Thursday, March 9.
Mr. Koffa will now move on to represent New Jersey at the national finals in Washington, DC to compete against champions from every state and territory, all vying for the national title and the chance to win prizes including college scholarships.
See them perform!
State Champion Amos Koffa performs Let the Light Enter by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper:
State Runner-up Breana Sena performs I Sit and Sew by Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson:
All twelve regional champions offered amazing performances at this year's State Finals on March 9, 2017.