Welcome to Rihanna-fenty.com, the English version of the French fansite Rihanna-Diva.com. The site has been running since Rihanna's beginning in the music industry. We aim to provide you the lastest news, photos, videos and more concerning RiRi. Make sure to support her latest singles 'American Oxygen' and 'Bitch Better Have My Money'. Make sure to come back every day for even more media and news!
Rihanna-Fenty's team.
 
Rihanna parties in Los Angeles  Short film: Rihanna’s Clara Lionel ... Rihanna Passes Beyonce, Trails Madonna for ...
ADVERTISEMENT
FOLLOW RIHANNA ON INSTAGRAM
PHOTO OF THE MONTH
OUR SERIES
THROWBACK THURSDAY < ALL POSTS
FLAWLESS FLASHBACK FRIDAY < ALL POSTS

LANGUAGE VERSIONS

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
LATEST PROJECTS


ELITE AND TOP AFFILIATES
    
    
   
SITE STATS
★ Founder: Paula
★ Webmasters: Paula, Geoffrey, Nicolas
★ Since: Early 2005
★ Design by: Designtopia
★ Re-opened: December 2009
★ Email: rihannareplay@gmail.com
★ Hosted by Flaunt.nu
★ Visitors:
★ Today:
★ Online:


 
PARTNERS






DISCLAIMER
Rihanna-Fenty.com is an unofficial, non-profit making fansite dedicated to Rihanna, created in 2005. This fansite is updated by Paula and Nicolas. 

No copyright infringement is intended through the use of content within this website. If you own copyrights of any kind of contents on this website and wish to see it removed, e-mail us at rihannareplay@gmail.com and we'll get it removed as soon as possible. 

Copyrights for the graphics, coding and news belong to the webmasters unless otherwise stated. It is strictly forbidden to distribute, copy, reproduce, adapt, modify, translate or otherwise dispose of all or a part of an element on this website, in whatever form and by whatever means, without the prior written consent of the webmasters.
Barrington HS wins visit from Rihanna
Published by: · Date: 2013/01/12 · Filed Under: News

8765467897657898

As an aspiring singer, Ashika Sachdev was excited to help her TV production class at Barrington High School with a video contest that would be judged by Rihanna.
 

“For Rihanna to see me sing, and just (see) the video itself, it’d be a great experience,” she said.

So it’s an understatement to say the high school senior was ecstatic when she found out that her class had won the “Shine Bright Like A Diamond” student video contest — named after one of pop star’s hit songs. Their video was selected out of 52 other submissions from high schools nationwide for the grand prize: a school visit from Rihanna.
 

“Everybody’s just happy for us and excited that we won,” she said. “I was speechless when I found out.”

 
TV production teacher Jeff Doles said he found out about the contest in early November from MOXIE, an organization that provides high school journalists and media programs with materials to cover music artists.
 
He said the company occasionally gives students tickets to events and holds contests like this one with Rihanna, which required students to make a lip dub or video interpretation of her song, with an emphasis on what the school is doing to give back to others.
 
Doles said about 10 students spent around 50 hours during and after school filming and editing footage from various fundraisers and of service work the staff and students have participated in throughout the year.
 

“This was a unique opportunity for the kids to showcase their skills and make a difference,” Doles said. “It’s just great to see them get recognized.”

 
Sophomore Ariana Baldassano said the class decided to focus on what Barrington High School does as a whole to inspire other people, both locally and nationally. She said making the video was a lot of work, but the class was thrilled with the end result.
 

“Everybody is so excited,” she said. “Our school is buzzing.”

 
Doles said the students have requested that Rihanna do a performance at the school, with profits going toward some of the charities featured in the video.
 
A date for the visit still has not been determined. Doles thinks it may occur in March, when Rihanna will be in the area for a show at the Allstate Arena.

Leave a Reply