On Wed Aug 1 2012, while Amber Riley was in New York for the Day In The Life Of A History Maker contest, she sat down with Sway In The Morning. The interview is broken down into three video sections. Make sure to check out all three. Click Read More!
Wednesday August 1st, five students from across the Northeast Area who won Verizon Wireless’ Black History Month essay contest asking how they plan to change history, joined Amber Riley, star of the hit TV series Glee, in NYC to get a glimpse into a day in her life. The program, in partnership with UNCF, Teacher Planet, and Get Schooled, was developed to inspire and motivate high school students by highlighting some of today’s most influential African American history makers. Many more pictures in the here!
On May 31st Amber visited Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School (JCW) in Rochester NY. JCW was the winning school in Verizon Wireless’ Black History Month essay competition. Amber spoke with the students in 2 separate assemblies as well as presented some students with award certificates. Click the read more link to view pictures and videos from the event.
Black History Month may be over but the celebration continues! Verizon Wireless is giving high school students the opportunity to spend the day with Amber Riley in New York City.
“One of the most powerful tools you possess is something most of us use every day — words. The words of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., poet Maya Angelou, and boxing legend Muhammad Ali have single-handedly impacted generations and changed history. Now it’s your turn to make your mark.”
Visit their website to submit your 500 word essay on how you plan on making history. Five students will be selected to meet Amber. But that’s not all. Verizon Wireless is also giving away a 4G LTE smartphone every week and 5 lucky essay winners will also receive a 4G LTE tablet! Wow! Talk about making history!