At-Risk Students Showcase Anti-Bullying Video Projects
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
WHAT: More than 100 After-School All-Stars (ASAS) Las Vegas students from five schools will participate in the annual Media All-Stars Banquet on May 24 with their families. This year’s banquet celebrates student achievements, recognizes community supporters and showcases student-produced videos.
The videos, created by student members of the Media-All Stars program, are part of the Students Helping Individuals Needing Encouragement (S.H.I.N.E.) project initiative. S.H.I.N.E. was created to help eradicate bullying while educating youth on the importance of respect for oneself, others and the community.
Media All-Stars, sponsored by AT&T, is one of many specialized programs offered by ASAS Las Vegas. The program focuses on the many facets of the media industry, including broadcast and print media, film production and advertising. Students have the opportunity to tour local news and radio studios as well as interact with local media personalities.
For more information on After-School All-Stars and its programs, visit www.asaslv.org.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
129 E. Fremont St.
Augusta/Pebble Beach Rooms
Please note this PRIVATE EVENT is open to media for photo/video opportunities and interviews with ASAS students and executives.
About After-School All-Stars Las Vegas:
After-School All-Stars Las Vegas provides opportunities for underprivileged youth to participate in free after-school and summer programs that focus on academics, athletics and cultural enrichment. Local programs include tutoring, homework help, language and literacy skills, arts and crafts, dance, music, computers, chess, creative writing, soccer, swimming, cooking and media – just to name a few. Since its inception, After-School All-Stars has positively affected the lives of more than 100,000 Southern Nevada youth. Today, there are more than 6,000 youth from 15 different schools participating in the program. For more information, visit www.asaslv.org or call (702)-770-7601.