National Recitation Contest Held in Berlin

Poetry Out Loud, a National Recitation Contest, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts & Poetry Foundation, was held at the Worcester County Arts Council building in Berlin on Jan. 13. Poetry Out Loud school winners were, from left, Katherine Atwood, Stephen Decatur; Tracy Morey, Stephen Decatur; Austin Coates, Worcester Prep; and Polly Macnab, Worcester Prep. Worcester County winners were Austin Coates, 1st Place; and Katherine Atwood, 2nd Place. Coates will represent the county in the State of Maryland Competition in Baltimore. Submitted Photos