Photos for POL

Here are the POL 16 Photos

All photos by James Kegley.

53 high school students on risers pose for a group photo

Fifty-three Poetry Out Loud Champions from every state, Washington, DC, the US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals. [ Download hi-res ]

Young man posing in a candid photo with an adult man and woman

2016 Poetry Out Loud National Champion Ahkei Togun with with Poetry Foundation President Henry Bienen and NEA Chairman Jane Chu [ Download hi-res ]

Ahkei Togun reciting at the microphone              Ahkei Togun reciting at the microphone

2016 Poetry Out Loud National Champion and Virginia State Champion Ahkei Togun.
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Marta palombo reciting at the microphone              Marta palombo reciting at the microphone

2016 Poetry Out Loud runner-up and Georgia State Champion Marta Palombo.
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Nicholas Amador reciting at the microphone              Nicholas Amador reciting at the microphone

2016 Poetry Out Loud third place winner and Hawaii State Champion Nicholas Amador.
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Two male students and one female student with their arms around each other opsing fr a picture

Second-place winner Marta Palombo of Georgia, third-place winner Nicholas Amador of Hawaii, and Poetry Out Loud National Champion Ahkei Togun of Virginia at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, DC. [ Download hi-res ]