Slammin’ Six: New Paltz Slam Team 2011-12

December 1, 2011 Katherine Speller 0

Jackie Wolozin (Co-President): fourth-year, technical theatre major In her tenure on the New Paltz Slam Team, co-president Jackie Wolozin’s goals have shifted. Though she first joined with the ambitious intentions of becoming a great poet and she acknowledges her own improvement, her focus is on her teammates. “While good writing is very important to me, fostering the community and being an effective leader is just as important,” said Wolozin.“I feel that what I have to offer the team is administrative as well as poetic.” Her growth as a poet, despite no formal study of the craft, began with her own try-out as a first-year student. She said she considered that year to be a bit of a lucky break, considering the incredibly fierce competition brought on in the following […]