J-D senior places third in national Sijo poetry contest

Jamesville-DeWitt High School Senior Evelyn Keefe recently placed third in the national Sijo poetry contest sponsored by the Sejong Cultural Society, winning $300 in prize money.

The Sejong Cultural Society strives to advance awareness and understanding of Korea’s cultural heritage amongst people in the United States by reaching out to the younger generations through contemporary creative and fine arts. The organization offers several different music and writing award contests. 

Congratulations Evelyn! 

You can read Evelyn’s poem, Sepia Photography, by clicking here