Alabama State Council on the Arts and the Alabama Arts Alliance announce that Abigail Kulkarni, a student at James Clemens High School, is the 2022 Alabama Poetry Out Loud™ champion. Congratulations, Abigail!

A partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Foundation, and the state and jurisdictional arts agencies, Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition to high schools across the country.