Published on Tue., November 8, 2016

Fifteen students across the division were selected as finalists for the 25th Annual Anne Spencer Poetry Contest, and they read their poems before a live audience in October.

Winners were selected from three different grade levels.

Tyree Carter, a 12th grader at Fort Hill Community School, was the winner of the 9th-12th grade division.

Serenity Patterson won the 4th-8th grade division. Serenity is an 8th-grade student at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School for Innovation.

Campbell Howard was the winner of the Kindergarten through 3rd grade group. Campbell is a 3rd-grade student from R. S. Payne Elementary School.

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