South Mountain joins North and Camelback at the 3rd Annual All City Poetry Slam

Posted by Community Relations on 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.