Two students represent city in national writing contest about violence

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 21, 2022 8:15 AM CT | Published: April 21, 2022 4:00 AM CT

Marterius Boyd, an eighth-grade student at Memphis Business Academy Middle School, and Nikima Robertson, an eighth-grade student at A. Maceo Walker Middle School, were selected as national ambassadors to represent Memphis in a national Do the Write Thing celebration in Washington, D.C.


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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