First Lady Celebrates Student Poets

Program Showcases Essential Role of Writing and the Arts

First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates National Student Poets Program

Students poets from across the country were given a national welcome at the White House.  First Lady Michelle Obama introduced the fifth annual class of the National Student Poets Program.  Rapper Q-Tip, the Kennedy Center's Artistic Director for Hip Hop Culture, was also featured.  Howard University News Service reporter McKenzie Marshall was there.