Speak Out Scotties: Lamar Students Hold Outdoor Concert for Peace

Lamar Middle School students are holding Speak Out Scotties, an outdoor concert for peace.
What: Working together, students and faculty organized this event as an example of how to peacefully advocate for significant change in our modern world.
Student letters to lawmakers are on display as part of the event, as well as posters featuring important acts throughout history that have been a catalyst for change.
When: 2:20-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 23

Where: Lamar Middle School courtyard, 6201 Wynona Ave.

Emcee Rebekah Gomez
  • "America the Beautiful" Lamar Jazz Factory Combo (seventh and eighth grade)
  • "Star Spangled Banner" - Hendrix's version Nate Dart (seventh grade)
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s "A Time to Break the Silence" presented by Risa Darlington-Horta (eighth)
  • "Rolling in the Deep" Ajah Small (seventh grade)
  • "I Want a World" Sierra Winter (eighth grade)
  • Sojourner Truth's "Ain't I a Woman" presented by Tracy Atoo (eighth grade)
  • "Amazing Grace" Scarlet Frese (oboe), Madelyn Niles (flute), Roan Alonzo (bassoon), Grant Shackelford (French horn), Lucy Nichols (clarinet) (eighth grade)
  • Abraham Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" presented by Reyes Rodriguez and Eliot Myers (eighth grade)
  • "America the Beautiful" Lamar Jazz Factory Combo (seventh and eighth grade)
  • Schubert's "Impromptu Op. 90 No. 4" Dante (seventh grade)
  • "Try Everything" rhythmic gymnastics Ellie Slate (sixth grade)
  • "SOS" written by Evan Bookout and performed by the Lamar Jazz Factory Combo (seventh and eighth grade)
  • "What I Did For Love" dance Beatrice McDaniel (sixth grade)
  • "Florets" Kadence Fussell (sixth grade)
  • "Imagine" sung by Emma Mattie (eighth grade)
  • "Halo" Kassidy Crystall (eighth grade)
  • "My Shot" - Avi Blum, Sierra Winter, Rachel Hermes, Lucy Nichols, Julian Magee (seventh and eighth grade)
Performances will be followed with the Scottie Challenge, a challenge to students to set goals to accomplish their goals.

For more information, contact Lamar Middle School at 512-414-3217.
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