SHE'S IT: Kara Jackson, center, with Allstate reps at WGN studios. | Submitted photo

Oak Park and River Forest High School student Kara Jackson was selected as the Allstate Kid of the Week in December. Jackson was able to hang out inside the WGN-TV studios with an Allstate agent and the news crew, with the OPRF senior showing them how to write their own poetry. 

Jackson’s poetic work has appeared in various publications, including Callosum Magazine. She’s also performed at the Haven Music and Arts Conference, among other venues. 

 Michael Romain

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