Tickets still available for anti-bullying family night event on Nov. 6
star and anti-bullying icon Meredith O’Connor will visit three schools and
offer an evening presentation for students and families this week.
her visits to South Lake High School, Eustis High School – Curtright Center and
Umatilla Elementary School, Meredith will speak candidly about the ridicule she
faced as a young teenager and encourage students to support each other, report
bullying when it happens, and work to prevent it. She used her past experiences
as the inspiration for her self-written song, “The Game.” In this
track, she sings about the importance of being true to oneself.
has sold out shows all over the world, but she says performing at schools is
the most meaningful part of her work. “I love going into schools because I get
the chance to make it really personal,’’ she said. “I make sure the students
can meet and ask me questions, and that’s something that I can’t do at a
concert or on TV.”
family night event on Nov. 6 at Mount Dora High School, Meredith will share her
story, emphasize the importance of the parents’ roles and how they can help in
tough situations, perform two songs, answer questions, take pictures and sign
information or to obtain a ticket to the free family night event, please
contact Safe Schools at 352-263-6675. Supplies are limited.
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