On May 10th, students at Cumberland Regional High School in NJ performed The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. This specific production by the Drama IV Academy class was in memoriam of Javier Jorge-Reyes. The LPP members would like to thank Mrs. Elisabeth Campbell for getting together these students to join our theatre advocacy project. Support from arts teachers like herself mean the world to us. Through yet another performance of Laramie, we are one step closer in achieving our goal of 49 performances to honor each Pulse victim. Below is a picture of the cast and their set, representing the fence where Matthew’s attack occurred. As always, help us continue to spread peace, love, and compassion.
Check out this nj.com article that covers the Cumberland production as well as the initial inspiration found by project mentor at GCIT Ms. Lynch-Walsh and LPP Team Leader Alyssa Sileo. http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2017/05/how_a_nj_teacher_is_inspiring_theaters_across_the.html
LPP Team Member Taylor
Javier was remembered as someone with “a caring heart.” May you rest in peace, Javier.