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NJ Poetry Out Loud 2016-2017
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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!

After competing in yesterday's semifinals, NJPOL State Champion Amos Koffa will be among the 9 national finalists to compete at the Lisner Auditorium at GW University in Washington, D.C. tonight at 7 PM.

Watch with us tonight and cheer Amos on as they represent New Jersey!
Tune in to the web stream of the finals.

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You don't have to be in DC to take part in the competition. Viewing parties are being held across the United States. Register for a viewing party here.

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POL in Action:
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.


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