2014 State Finalists

  • Elizabeth Mo, Kamiakin High School, Benton Co., 2014 Washington State Champion
    Elizabeth Mo, Kamiakin High School, Benton Co., 2014 Washington State Champion
  • Fracisca Ritoch, Shorewood High School, King Co., 2014 State Runner-up
    Fracisca Ritoch, Shorewood High School, King Co., 2014 State Runner-up
  • McKenna Johnson, Kentwood High School, King Co., 2014 Honorable Mention
    McKenna Johnson, Kentwood High School, King Co., 2014 Honorable Mention
  • Margot Lewis, Bellingham High School, Whatcom Co., 2014 Honorable Mention
    Margot Lewis, Bellingham High School, Whatcom Co., 2014 Honorable Mention
  • Meghan Mulcahy, Olympia High School, Thurston Co., 2014 Honorable Mention
    Meghan Mulcahy, Olympia High School, Thurston Co., 2014 Honorable Mention
  • Elizabeth Williamson, Vancouver School of Arts & Academics, Clark Co.
    Elizabeth Williamson, Vancouver School of Arts & Academics, Clark Co.
  • Garrett Snedeker, Ellensburg High School, Kittitas Co.
    Garrett Snedeker, Ellensburg High School, Kittitas Co.
  • Carlos Lehrke, Stevenson High School, Skamania Co.
    Carlos Lehrke, Stevenson High School, Skamania Co.
  • Esther Hibbs, A.C. Davis High School, Yakima Co.
    Esther Hibbs, A.C. Davis High School, Yakima Co.
  • Delaney Gold, The Oaks Academy, Spokane Co.
    Delaney Gold, The Oaks Academy, Spokane Co.
  • Anna Flood, Crosspoint Academy, Kitsap Co.
    Anna Flood, Crosspoint Academy, Kitsap Co.
  • Liam Daily, Liberty Bell High School, Okanogan Co.
    Liam Daily, Liberty Bell High School, Okanogan Co.
  • Sydney Ackerman, South Whidbey High School, Island Co.
    Sydney Ackerman, South Whidbey High School, Island Co.

At the end of the competition the students answer questions from the audience. Pictured here are Elizabeth Mo and Meghan Mulcahy.

Elizabeth Mo, a senior at Kamiakin High School in Kennewick, took first place with her recitations of In Memoriam: Martin Luther King, Jr. by June Jordan, Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold and Spring by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Francisca Ritoch of Shorewood High School was the Runner Up. Honorable Mentions were awarded to Mckenna Johnson from Kentwood High School, Margot Lewis from Bellingham High School, and Meghan Mulcahy from Olympia High School.


The Poetry Out Loud state finals were filmed by Pardiman Productions

Photographs by Jesse Michener.


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