TREADWELL – The Norwich High School poetry team were victorious at a recent Bright Hill Press Share the Words Annual High School Poetry Slam. It was the 11th year in a row that they have taken the championship.
The all-day competition, held May 14 at Bright Hill’s Literary Center in Treadwell, featured students from Catskill area high schools, but was also open to high schools throughout the state. Students were required to compete in three out of four categories: current events/relationship poems, nature poems, performance poetry and formal poetry. It was a two-round, single elimination competition.