Myriha Burton: Stories of Champions

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Myriha Burton is the Arts Education Specialist at Teen HYPE, an organization that helps teenagers in Detroit to explore their talents an graduate from high school.  Myriha herself was a high school student in the program and was encouraged to explore her talent in spoken word poetry.  Her abilities and the support of Teen HYPE granted her a full scholarship to college, where she excelled.  After her graduation she decided that she should bring her talent and dedication back to the place that started it all, and she is now a staff member at Teen HYPE helping other high schoolers from Detroit to follow their dreams.

 

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