New Jersey’s own Kavita Oza has advanced to the Poetry Out Loud National Finals!

201853 State Poetry Out Loud Champions gathered today for the three semi-finals competitions at The George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. These 53 champions advanced from a field of 375,000 students from more than 2,000 schools nationwide, and tomorrow night the top nine (three from each region) will compete for the title of National Champion. Kavita competed this morning in the Region 1 semi-finals against 17 other state champions and secured her spot in the Finals when she emerged as among the top three in the region!

Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday, April 30th from 7:00-9:00pm to watch Kavita represent New Jersey on the national stage LIVE via webcast:http://www.arts.gov/national/poetry/2013-webcast.html