Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Poets Have Been Selected for the National Poetry Slam

Maple Elementary fifth-graders Alejandro C (10) and Anh T (11) have been selected to represent America SCORES Seattle at the National Poetry Slam in New York City! Alejandro and Anh will depart for their all-expense-paid trip to the Big Apple on April 9th, where they will perform their original poetry at the legendary Apollo Theater! However, for the next three months they will have to work hard perfecting and practicing their poems with the help of their SCORES coaches, parents, friends, and teachers. Congratulations Alejandro and Anh!

A special congratulations to all of our city finalists! You guy made our decision incredibly hard and should be proud of what you have achieved!

Here are Alejandro & Anh's audition videos:

Perfect Crush


by: Anh T, 11, Maple Elementary

I Am

By: Alejandro C, 10, Maple Elementary

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