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2022 Hopkins Contest Award Ceremony

May 15 @ 1:30 pm

Free

The event will be held in-person at High Low and also streamed live to this event page and to Saint Louis Poetry Center’s Facebook page.

Saint Louis Poetry Center is thrilled to celebrate the winners of the 2022 Beverly Hopkins Memorial Poetry Contest for High School Students. Students from high schools across the St. Louis metro area will come together to share their work with the wider community. Light refreshments will be served.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

Event attendees are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test upon entrance to High Low. Masks recommended.

SPECIAL THANKS

The Hopkins Contest would not be possible without the tireless efforts and support of volunteer contest coordinator and local poet Robert Lowes. Thank you!

2022 CONTEST WINNERS & HONORABLE MENTIONS

FIRST PLACE
Tenley Hall, Clayton High School
Up North

SECOND PLACE
Jelani Penny-Johnson, Metro Academic & Classical High School
This is the Life We Have

THIRD PLACE
Margaret Handley, Nerinx Hall High School
Threadwork

HONORABLE MENTIONS
Delaney Carey, Nerinx Hall High School
To Pin A Bouncy-Ball Down

Charlie Wagner, St. Louis Priory School
What the Bartender Said

Nicholas Merlo, Crossroads College Preparatory School
Kick Me While I’m Down

Tatum Ladner, Clayton High School
Brown Buttons

High Low

3301 Washington Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63103
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