Featured Student: Melhik Hailu

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Melhik, an immigrant from Ethiopia, is now studying media communications at Laney College. A 2013 graduate of Oakland International High School, Melik has participated in the Media Enterprise Alliance/KDOL-TV Youth Media Program for two years. He loves the technical aspects of video production and wants to be an actor and a professional filmmaker.

Life in Can, a Soda/Diabetes PSA co-produced by Melhik in the MEA/KDOL Media Program, was recently selected to screen at Screenagers: The 16th Annual Bay Area High School Film Festival sponsored by the Pacific Film Archive on the University of California, Berkeley campus.