Lenoir, NC – High school students from traditional, home and private schools in Caldwell and contiguous counties are invited to participate in the 5th Annual High School Shakespeare Monologue Competition sponsored by the Caldwell Arts Council and Caldwell County Schools.

Over $1,000 in cash awards will be presented. Details for participation are on the website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/227-shakespeare-monologue-competition/.

Caldwell County students should contact their school’s office ASAP to find the Shakespeare Monologue Competition coordinator in each school. Private school, home school and students from outside Caldwell County should register directly with the Caldwell Arts Council at 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com.

Applications will be accepted now through March 10, 2017 – first come, first served on monologue selection.

The final competition will be held April 8, 2017, 12:30p.m. at the JE Broyhill Civic Center.

For further information, please contact the Caldwell Arts Council at 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com.

To learn more about the Caldwell Arts Council call 828-754-2486 email info@caldwellarts.com or visit www.caldwellarts.com