Antoinette Grajeda

KUAF host and contributor of "Ozarks at Large"

Antoinette Grajeda is a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large. She began her professional career as a print journalist in 2007 and joined the KUAF staff in 2009. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. Since 2007, Antoinette has participated in the NWA Gridiron Show, which raises money for scholarships. She has also volunteered with the Lemke Journalism Project since 2008. This six-week program teaches high school students about journalism and encourages them to pursue higher education.

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COURTESY / FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

From the evening edition of Ozarks at Large. Students across the country walked out of class Wednesday, a month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, to remember the 17 students and adults who died. Fayetteville students joined the national movement and held a 17-minute moment of silence for the victims on school grounds, then students who got prior permission to leave school took part in march down Dickson Street to the Washington County Courthouse.

Z. SITEK / KUAF

From the noon edition of Ozarks at Large. Students across the country walked out of class today, a month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, to remember the 17 students and adults who died. Fayetteville and Bentonville students joined the national movement. Antoinette Grajeda went to the Fayetteville High School student march down Dickson Street to the Washington County Courthouse.

courtesy / Walton Arts Center

Next year's Broadway season at Walton Arts Center features eight musicals including five Arkansas premieres. Waitress, School of Rock and Cats are all part of the 2018-19 lineup.

COURTESY / OKLAHOMA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

A Friday roundup includes results from an affordable housing survey in Siloam Springs and the brewing teacher walkout in Oklahoma following the successful educators strike in West Virginia.

Shannon Wurst has been a staple in the Northwest Arkansas music scene for years and her versatility has allowed her to play at a variety of venues. One day she’s performing on stage at folk festival and the next she’s singing tunes with kids in a classroom. After taking some time off from producing her own music, Shannon is back with a brand new album titled “Sugar and Kerosene.” A CD release party is scheduled for March 17 at Stage Eighteen.

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