Print this ArticlePrint this Article Email this ArticleEmail this Article
Text Size: A | A | A

Students head to state poetry competition

 Posted: 12:00 PM March 13, 2013

A home-schooled Ashlander and an Cascade Christian School student will travel to Salem March 16 to compete in the state's Poetry Out Loud competition.

Alexander Barnes, 18, a partly-home schooled senior representing Ashland High School, is a three-time state runner up in the competition. Barnes also competes in national debate competitions and teaches a poetry class at Ashland Middle School.

Rebekah Ratcliff, 15, of Cascade Christian, is also a softball and volleyball player.

The state competition will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 16, in the Willamette Heritage Center's Spinning Room in Salem.

The state competition winner will go on to represent Oregon in the national competition held April 29 and 30 in Washington, D.C.


Reader Reaction
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.
COUPON OF THE WEEK