Jordan Lewis’ Voice Against Bullying
(KPLR) – On Friday’s “Afternoons on 11” Dan Gray sat down with Brad Lewis. His son committed suicide after being bullied. Jordan Lewis was only 15 when he shot himself in the chest with a shotgun.
Only hours after his son died, Brad made a video about the incident and posted it on YouTube. I has been viewed thousands of times now.
Watch the video here: Brad Lewis’ video on YouTube
Shawn Kelsch is the assistant principal at Black Hawk Middle School in Warren County. Six area schools are taking part in the anonymous “Cyber Bullying Hotline.”
He explains how the system works and helps students report incidents of bullying without the stigma of being a “tattle tale”.
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Chris Sutton is the founder of the J.E.D.I . Anti-bullying Campaign, which incorporates Star Wars themes.
J.E.D.I. stands for “just enough determination”. It’s an anti-bully program that empowers students by using their talents, gifts, and abilities to make a remarkable difference wherever they go. By using the themes of Star Wars, students embrace diversity and achieve levels in the program that build confidence.