Monday, March 28, 2011

Prestwick House Congratulates Alaska’s Poetry Out Loud Winner, Lakeidra Chavis

Lakeidra Chavis of Lathrop High School in Fairbanks was named the winner of the Poetry Out Loud Alaska state finals.

Chavis gained top honors for the recitation of three poems:”Who Understands Me But Me,” by Jimmy Santiago Baca; “The Author to Her Book,” by Anne Bradstreet; and “Domestic Violence,” by Eavan Boland.

Lakeidra’s sponsor in the competition was her Advanced Placement English Literature teacher, Nicole Stellon O’Donnell.
Click here for more information on the Poetry Out Loud program.

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