Photos by Ajla Begic and Janina Zunino, Ansbach Middle High School Journalism
ANSBACH, Germany (Oct. 8, 2015) – Musicians Phil Stacey, who was featured on the American Idol television series, and Trevor Hager played guitars and sang contemporary songs for two school assemblies at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach as well as performed a concert for Club Beyond, a religiously affiliated youth club, Sept. 24.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, the performers spoke about ways to overcome bullying.
Members of the Ansbach Middle School journalism program asked their fellow students what the best thing about the performance was.
“The message was inspiring. Kids should listen and stop bullying.” – Kendall Coats
“Really inspirational – Phil showed how life is going to be like.” – Jessica Livingston
“The singing was phenomenal, but also the way Phil represented the anti-bullying message in a different perspective.” – Jessica Walker
“Phil made it to American Idol, so I was like, ‘Wow!'” – Juan Carlos Rodriguez
“He talked about overcoming obstacles, not preventing them.” – Alyssa Saunders
“I like that Trevor and Phil had beards and that they were very chill.” – Matthew St. Germaine