The Poetry Contest is an annual event open to students in grades 7 through 12 whose teachers are members of CT COLT. Poetry slates are available in the following languages: Ancient Greek, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin only), ESOL/ELL, French, German, Italian, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. NEW FOR 2022, we are adding a new slate for Albanian. Students may enter the Poetry Contest in the following categories in most languages: Middle School, Level 1 (Beginning or FLEX program); Middle School Level 2 (Continuing language), High School Levels 1-6; Heritage Speaker, Middle School; Heritage Speaker High School. (SPECIAL NOTE: For this year's contest/2022, CT COLT is only accepting registrations for languages with published slates.)

Event Information: Poetry Contest 2022

The 2022 COLT Poetry Contest Committee is happy to announce the winners of the CT COLT Paul M. St. Louis Poetry Recitation Contest!

The 2022 Poetry Contest Committee congratulates all participating students and contest winners. We would also like to thank the teacher coordinators, judges, and the host school - Wethersfield High School for their efforts on the contest.

We hope to see you next year at the 2023 CT COLT Paul M. St. Louis Poetry Recitation Contest.

The 2022 COLT Poetry Contest Committee

Beth Lapman
John R. Rook
Matthew Mangino
Michelle Nicklas

Poetry Slates