Local Student Finalist In National Anti-Bullying Contest

6 Dec

CBS St. Louis

WILDWOOD, Mo. (KMOX) –  An 8th-grader at Wildwood Middle School literally put everything she had into a song and video she produced for a national contest promoting bully-free schools.

13-year-old Ellie Bennett, daughter of Debbie and Dennis Bennett, produced the video “Break the Chain” after writing and recording the song and producing all of the artwork seen in the minute-long video.

She then submitted her entry to the national contest with the encouragement of Karen Schulz, her academic stretch teacher at WMS.

“I sometimes think that kids believe they can’t change the world,” Schulz told KMOX News. “And I tell them you don’t have to change the world. If you can touch just one life and make a difference to one person, then you’re life has been successful.”

Now all of that encouragment and all of Ellie’s talent and hard work have paid off.

Her video has been selected as…

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