Roseville Middle Schooler Wins Tubman Contest
Akedia Merrill does rap for Healthy Teen Relationship Video and Poster Contest.
Editor's Note: The following news was submitted by the Roseville School District Public Relations Office.
Roseville Area Middle School eighth grader Akedia Merrill recently won the Tubman Center's third Annual Healthy Teen Relationship Video and Poster Contest for promoting the prevention of domestic violence.
Merrill wrote a rap about domestic violence for her Teen Issues class and it was then submitted to Tubman. Besides winning the title and a cash prize, Akedia was asked by the Tubman organization to perform her rap at its annual Spring Soiree fundraiser.
Akedia's performance<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHxAj3ayk80> is available to view on YouTube or by clicking on to the Patch attachment.
For more information about the Tubman center see www.tubman.org.