Seven Hills Students Named Finalists in Youth Poetry Slam Contest
The Seven Hills School was named finalists for team and individual categories in the famed youth poetry competition “Louder Than a Bomb Cincinnati.” Seven Hills junior Sophia Pardo, and seniors Mitchell Polonsky andJoanne Li, were named individual finalists. Nine Seven Hills students will participate in the “Louder than a Bomb (LTAB)” poetry slam finals on April 18 at the Harriet Tubman Theater in the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
“The Seven Hills Louder than a Bomb team has been writing, memorizing, and performing their poems at venues throughout Cincinnati since September,” said Seven Hills Upper School English teacher and LTAB coach Erich Schweikher. “This is a wonderfully talented and diverse group of poets.”
Seven Hills students, some of whom were featured in a recent Cincinnati Edition WVXU Public Radio broadcast, were also invited to perform their group work at the “Art & Poetry at Findlay Market” event on April 12.