Tuloso-Midway High School senior Megan Ramirez was recognized for her poem at the People's Poetry Festival on Thursday, Feb. 23.

The creative writing workshop was sponsored by Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. She was nominated by English teacher Belinda Covarrubiaz.

Ramirez was 1 of 10 talented students selected from the Coastal Bend area high schools to attend the conference and receive her award.