VIDEO: Citizen Schools Students Selected to Perform in Concert

A group of students from the Citizen Schools program at Fondren Middle School in Houston, Texas is getting ready to hit the stage. The kids of the "Music to My Ears" apprenticeship class lead by Houston hip-hop artist Matthew Gunther were selected to perform at the Texas Beacon of Light Love Speaks Concert. The apprenticeship class registered for the Love Speaks contest which is designed to unite the youth of  the Houston around a cause. The challenge was to write and produce an original song about showing love in the community. The apprenticeship students chose to sing about a cause near and dear to the hearts-- stopping bullying at their school.

After composing, writing lyrics and filming a music video, the group was selected as one of the top three contestants. Their prize is to perform at the concert coming up on May 21, 2013. The kids will perform alongside popular local artists including  Ramiro Garcia, a former American Idol Contestant.

Take a moment to cheer on these great kids by watching their video and sharing it with your network!