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Boyd students take part in poetry contest

Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

CANNONSBURG, Ky. -- Boyd County High School was among 18 Kentucky schools to participate in the national "Poetry Out Loud" contest, according to a Kentucky Arts Council news release.

The contest, which encourages high school students to learn about poetry through memorization and recitation, is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry foundation.

More than 365,000 participated in the competition last year, according to the release.