Oregon teen memorializes friend through music
Beaverton Academy of Science and Engineering | Beaverton, OR
Like many teens, Shyla Winchester listens to music as an outlet for emotions. She also writes and records original music as an outlet for emotions connected to life events. The Beaverton Academy of Science and Engineering freshman talks about how writing a song helped her process the loss of a close friend to suicide during the pandemic.
Story produced by Sierra Winchester at the Beaverton Academy of Science and Engineering in Beaverton, OR. “Blueberry Sky” was written and recorded by Shyla Winchester. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Jared Agard with support from SRL Youth Media Producer Chris Schwalm.
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