Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore | Wed Oct 3, 2018
In a new #documentary sequel that chronicles the experiences of five students who are determined to succeed despite disadvantages, middle school student Shakeer is encouraged by clinical social worker Kevin Thorne as he strives to excel in his final year of middle school. . .Watch Shakeer’s story continue to unfold in “8th Grade: From West Baltimore,” premiering this Sunday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. on @marylandpublictv, directly following the original documentary, “From West Baltimore,” at 5 p.m. #FromWestBalt . . Shakeer met Thorne and many other role models through the #UMBCUREScholars Program.