Jacoby Arts Center sponsors the 5th annual Poetry Out Loud event tomorrow in Edwardsville. Students from three Madison County High Schools are taking part in the competition with the top performers advancing to the state level and a chance at a national event. Alton High, Edwardsville and Metro East Lutheran will all send students to the program on Saturday.

The event will be held at Lincoln Middle School in Edwardsville at 1pm and is free to attend. Coordinator Melissa Mustain says it's part competition, part educational opportunity:

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Seven students are participating at this regional competition.

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