South Mountain joins North and Camelback at the 3rd Annual All City Poetry Slam
Posted by Community Relations at 11/26/2014
South Mountain joined North and Camelback at the 3rd annual
All City Poetry Slam, November 14-15 at the Mesa Arts Center. The
event was the culmination of a ten-week program facilitated by Phonetic Spit, a
youth arts organization that sends Teaching Artists to conduct weekly workshops
at schools across the Valley. South was
one of eight teams that participated in workshops as part of the Unity Day
programming before competing in the preliminary rounds of the Slam November 14.
The South Mountain and North teams advanced to the championship round, November
15, where South Mountain took third place.
The South Mountain team members are DiJahn Smith; Sabrina Ybanez; Alyssa Burciaga; Angela Esono; Olivia Neal and Blanca Loya. The South sponsors are English teachers Noelle Green, Michael Hughes, and Vernell Ball Daniel.