County Singer to Visit Tahama County Schools (Daily News Business)
Published by Daily News Business
Oct. 16, 2013
Country Singer to Visit Tahama County Schools
Special to the Daily News UPDATED: 10/16/2013 06:22:10 AM PDT
Lizzie Sider is a 15- year-old emerging country artist and will be starting a California state wide school assembly tour to promote bullying prevention, including a stop Tehama County.
During the two-month tour, Lizzie will visit more than 80 schools including Tehama County District on Wednesday, Oct. 16, Willows Glenn County and Orland Glenn County on Thursday, Oct. 17 and Butte County District, Marsh Junior High, and Paradise on Friday, Oct. 18.
Sider will encourage kids to help prevent bullying as she recounts her own personal journey as a young student who was teased.
She will also perform her original song Butterfly, which Sider co-wrote about her experience and how she overcame the teasing.
Sider’s goal is to help kids as a positive role model, having risen above her own ridicule, to pursue a career in music.The tour will begin on Oct 7 at middle schools in the northwest part of the state and will end on November 26 in California’s southeastern desert.Sider will hold assemblies at 8:30 a.m. at Woodson Elementary in Corning, 10 a.m. at Rancho Tehama School and 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Parish School in Red Bluff.For the assemblies, Sider will collaborate with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in conjunction with October’s National Bullying Prevention Month, which was launched by PACER in 2006.
The Sider has been interviewed by Access Hollywood, Billboard, Hallmark’s Home & Family show, TIME for Kids, Nashville’s Crook & Chase, and was named by the Country Music Association as an Artist to Watch in 2013.Sider, who splits her time between Boca Raton, Fla. and Nashville, Tenn., recently participated in her first CMA Fest week with her own booth and with a live performance at the famed country music venue, The Wildhorse.Both Butterfly and Sider’s follow-up single, I Love You That Much, charted in the Top 40 on Music Row.The video for I Love You That Much was directed by award-winning Steven Goldmann, whose past credits include Alan Jackson, Martina McBride and Shania Twain.Sider is working on her first full- length studio album for release in 2014.PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages, and educates communities nationwide to prevent bullying through the use of creative, interactive resources.It offers educators, students, families, and individuals the tools they need to address bullying in schools, the community, and online.
Through her partnership with PACER, Lizzie has shared her song and reflection questions that are posted at PACER.org/bullying as resources that can be used in the classroom to creatively explore the issues around bullying.