Poetry Out Loud champion is Oak Ridge Corbin Gomez
Bee staff Monday, Mar. 26, 2012
Corbin Gomez, a senior at Oak Ridge in El Dorado County, took first place in the 2012 California state finals of Poetry Out Loud.
Mohommad Shehata, a senior at Clovis West High School in Fresno County, was the first runner-up and will represent California in the national finals if Gomez is unable to attend. Jonathon Bermea, a senior at Sonora High School in Tuolumne County, was the second runner-up.
Students competed Sunday at the Sacramento Sheraton nd Monday morning on the state Senate floor.
Video recordings of both days will be made available soon at www.calchannel.com