16 min

Ep 21: How recording artist and charter school student Mercedes Ferreira-Dias conquered "The Voice," and the classroom Charter School Superstars

This week, Ryan talks to recording artist and charter school student Mercedes Ferreira-Dias. Mercedes is a star student at the Mater Academy Lakes charter school in Miami Lakes, Florida, but she became something of a TV star recently when she made it through the blind auditions on season 15 of NBC's "The Voice" and sang for Blake Shelton's team on the program. We talk to Mercedes about her experience on the show and how her charter school experience helped foster her success. She also talks to us about her future college plans, which involve a dual-degree admission to Harvard and the Berklee College of Music. Download CSS this week and find out more about this incredible student and artist.
Host: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)

This week, Ryan talks to recording artist and charter school student Mercedes Ferreira-Dias. Mercedes is a star student at the Mater Academy Lakes charter school in Miami Lakes, Florida, but she became something of a TV star recently when she made it through the blind auditions on season 15 of NBC's "The Voice" and sang for Blake Shelton's team on the program. We talk to Mercedes about her experience on the show and how her charter school experience helped foster her success. She also talks to us about her future college plans, which involve a dual-degree admission to Harvard and the Berklee College of Music. Download CSS this week and find out more about this incredible student and artist.
Host: Ryan Kairalla (@ryankair)

16 min