California State Champions
2018 State champion
"The arts give me the courage to express my values with an activist's voice in the midst of the fear and ignorance residing on both sides of the ‘fourth wall.'"
2018 Runner-Up: Sage Innerarity of Sacramento County
2018 Third Place: Nicholas Panyanouvong of Stanislaus County
2017 state champion
"Poetry Out Loud teaches empathy, and it teaches confidence. Empathy and confidence construct the artistic tongue."
2017 Runner-Up: Chigozie Maduchukwu
2017 Third Place: Nicholas Panyanouvong
2016 state champion
"Poetry Out Loud is one of my favorite activities to participate in during the school year, mostly because it requires me to connect to an artistic and analytical part of myself that I usually don't engage in during the school year."
2016 Runner-Up: Zayan Reza
2016 Third Place: Miriam Sachs
2015 - Levi Lowe, Tuolumne County
2014 - Shayna Maci Warner, Marin County
2013 - Arwa Arwan, Monterey County
2012 - Corbin Gomez, El Dorado County
2011 - Robert Marchand, Monterey County
2010 - Morgan Brown, Monterey County
2009 - Spencer Klaven, Santa Barbara County
2008 - Roshawnda Bettencourt, Placer County
2007 - Karen Hong, Sonoma County
2006 - Ken Huffman, Sacramento County