Class Project Draws Meaningful Answers

Students Addressing Gun Violence
Posted on 12/27/2021
Image of Crisis in the Classroom video(Bob Jones for

In Shannon Turick's 10th-grade language arts class at Buchtel High School, many of the students carry tragic memories and share deeply emotional stories.

Several of them have been personally touched by the spike in gun violence in Akron in recent years.

That includes Ne'Iya Irvine whose cousin Na'Kia Crawford, 18, who was shot and killed last summer while driving her grandmother back from errands. Another teenager, Adarus Black, is charged with the murder. He remains at large, according to police. Read more and watch the video here >>.
Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2023 Intrado Corporation. All rights reserved.