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Southeast High School student wins state poetry contest

March 22, 2016

Southeast High School junior Mariah Brooks has won the Illinois Poetry Out Loud competition and will advance to nationals in Washington, D.C. in May.

Brooks beat out 15 other Illinois high school students by reciting the poems Negative by Kevin Young and Let the Light Enter by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.