BGHS Drama Club nominated for Liberator award for raising awareness of sex trafficking

The Bowling Green High School Drama Club has been nominated for a Ohio/Michigan Liberator Award for its work raising awareness of sex trafficking.

The troupe is nominated in the Student/Student Group category.

The award, named for the historic abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, is given out by the national organization Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution.

The drama club has been working to raise awareness of the issue for five years. Recently the club presented “Lily’s Shadow,” a play written by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce in collaboration with students.

The Social Issues Theatre Class had been working on raising social awareness for sex trafficking since 2012, presenting play the cast devised at more than a dozen conferences in the region.

The BGHS club is one of nine nominees from the two states.

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