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Camden teen is a 2014 National Student Poet
Cameron at White House
Cameron Messinides (far left), a former Camden High School student now attending the S.C. Governors School of the Arts and Humanities, and his fellow 2014 National Student Poets class, are recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama (center) at the White House on Sept. 18. - photo by Courtesy of the National Student Poets Program
A Camden teenager landed one of the most prestigious poetry awards in the country on Sept. 18 and visited the White House and met First Lady Michelle Obama as part of the honor. Cameron Messinides, 17, a former Camden High School (CHS) student now attending the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, is a member of the 2014 class of National Student Poets. He became a national student poet after receiving the Leonard L. Milberg Poetry Prize through Princeton University.

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