Iowa City High Grad Wins Kennedy Human Rights Award

Jun 22, 2020

Iowa City student journalist Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos took a class on social justice. That inspired her to investigate the racial breakdown of detention and suspension rates at her high school. Her investigation uncovered a significant disaparity and earned her national recognition. 

On this episode of Talk of Iowa,  Charity Nebbe speaks with Lavezzo-Stecopoulos about her start in journalism and how her reporting won a Robert F. Kennedy human rights award.


Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos, recent graduate of Iowa City High School