North’s Poetry Club, Generation Ink Wins 3rd annual All City Poetry Slam

Posted by Community Relations at 11/26/2014

North’s Poetry Club, Generation Ink  won the 3rd annual All City Poetry Slam, November 15 at the Mesa Arts Center. The two-day competition and cultural event was the culmination of a ten-week program facilitated by Phonetic Spit at North, South Mountain, and Camelback High Schools. Phonetic Spit is a youth arts organization that sends Teaching Artists to conduct weekly workshops at schools across the Valley.

Eight teams participated in workshops as part of the Unity Day programming, November 14 before competing in the preliminary rounds of the Slam.  South Mountain and North advanced to the championship round, held Saturday.  The North team, made up of the school’s Generation Ink Poetry Club members, was Ashley Freie Jennifer Vega; Amondo Mumford; Victor Vazquez; Cena Mohammed; Antoinette Ramsey and Carmen Ruby Morales English teachers Nick Valente and Joyce Donaldson are the sponsors.