Neil ’20 will recite poetry as New Mexico's representative in the 14th annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest in Washington, D.C. on April 30 and May 1. The event will be live-streamed.
As New Mexico's representative, Neil will recite in Semifinal #3 (upper Northwest and West) on Tuesday, April 30 from 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Recitation order will be determined.
On the Poetry Out Loud website, viewers may watch Neil compete among 17 Western states’ students. The top three Western states' students in Tuesday's semifinal round will advance to Wednesday's finals.
The national finals will feature nine students, three each from Tuesday's three semifinal contests. The finals will also be live-streamed, on Wednesday, May 1 from 5:00 pm–7:15 pm MDT.