Can I Kick It? 2016 Youth Summer Media Institute

Check out public service announcements from the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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Community Champion: Tiffany Withers

Tiffany Withers, Community Champion, is a special education teacher at Brandon Middle School, teaching 7th and 8th grade special education classes.

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Can I Kick It?: Graduates Only

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This PSA talks about how society sees two young students who are on track to graduate. This program is an outreach initiative of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Education Department and was filmed during the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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Can I Kick It?: Our Communities Matter

Posted by Ellie Banks on

Community involvement is the key to combating the school dropout crisis. This PSA showcases the importance of the community in one student's life. This program is an outreach initiative of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Education Department and was filmed during the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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Community Champion: Tiffany Withers

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Tiffany Withers, Community Champion, is a special education teacher at Brandon Middle School, teaching 7th and 8th grade special education classes.

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Can I Kick It?: Pressure

Posted by Ellie Banks on

High school students feel a lot of pressure, to be perfect, to succeed, to live. This PSA talks about high school dropout rates and the pressure students face. This program is an outreach initiative of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Education Department and was filmed during the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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Can I Kick It?: Difficult Roads

Last Updated by Ellie Banks on

When a young high school couple discovers they are expecting, they come together to overcome all obstacles in order to graduate. This program is an outreach initiative of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Education Department and was filmed during the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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MPB internships offer an inside look at the media industry

Posted by Ashley Jefcoat on

Harold Owens did not start out in life knowing he wanted to work in media. Growing up in a rough neighborhood, then joining the military, it took Hal a lot of time before he landed at Mississippi College, studying public relations. He spent his summer interning with MPB.

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And The Winner Is...

Posted by Ellie Banks on

The MPB Can I Kick It? Summer Media Institute wrapped up this week with a showcase in the MPB Auditorium. Students performed music, skits, dance and written word in addition to presenting their final Public Service Announcements.

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