NewsHour, PBS, local stations and Teen Vogue highlight 2017 SRL Academy pieces

Student-produced videos at the 2017 SRL Academy were highlighted by major publications, news programs and local stations across the country. 

On location in Mount Vernon, Virginia with Rohulamin Quander. 

The story about Rohulamin Quander and the Quander family’s history in America aired on the PBS NewsHour, was featured on Teen Vogue and was shared by the PBS Black Culture Connection, KQED, WSIU Public Television, KCTS 9, KTTZ-TV, LPTV and WSRE-TV.

A tour guide at George Washington’s Mt. Vernon, who is also a distant relation of a person who was enslaved at the Virginia estate, offers his perspective about American history, slavery and the founding fathers. Student Producers/Videographers/Editors include: Nick Hinojosa of Etiwanda High School in CA, Jaycie Iha of Maui Waena Intermediate School in HI, Mary Williams of Hughes Stem High School in OH, Isaac Hernandez of Cedar Ridge High School in TX. Mentor support provided by Elis Estrada of the PBS NewsHour, and Gina Gray of Dalton Middle School, GA.

On location at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

This report about young circus performers from the Wenatchee Youth Circus was shared by the PBS NewsHour and featured on Teen Vogue.

Youth circus performers from Washington State got a chance to share their unique circus talents at the at the Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, an international exposition of living cultural heritage on the National Mall. Student producers/videographers/editors include: Axl Reitz Daguio of Maui High School in HI, Darius Jones of Granby High School in VA, Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo of Legacy Charter High School in SC, and Angeline Abrera of Jersey Village High School in TX. Mentor Support provided by Victor Fernandez of the PBS NewsHour, and Melissa Sherman of Hughes Stem High School in OH.