ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Kalise Harris is the 7th Grade Poetry Foundation Winner. She read her poem "Best Friend" to win the honor. She attends South City Preparatory Academy.
This was the first time a poetry contest of this kind was open to any 7th grader in the US - 92 schools from seven states.
Her poem was published in an anthology donated to schools and public libraries.
Registration for their 2013-2014 event is going on now on their website and the process is quick and painless: http://7GP.org/register.