Djembes for YES Grant Winners

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Thu, October 3 2013 at 3:09 PM, Updated: Thu, October 3 2013 at 7:25 PM

A class of fifteen students from Central Point elementary school are the winners of a YES grant which they used to purchase handmade djembe drums from Ghana, West Africa. Mrs. M, their teacher says the drums allow the students to socialize and enhance their skills through the art of music.

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Travis Koch

News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.

Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.

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