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High School Students Protest Circus in Watsonville!!!
On November 8th, 2011, four high school students from Renaissance High School went to the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds to protest against the way the Circus treats their elephants.
Renaissance High School student Roseeva Smith organized a protest for students from the school to come support the animals at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds November 8, 2011 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Students attending the protest Chelsea Linderman, Emanuel Mercado, and Avery Frederico joined other protesters from the bay area that were following the Circus around to their performances. Many events occurred during the duration they attended. One protestor was assaulted while handing out flyers of information about the Circus and was recording what happened when one man pushed him and his his camera out of his hand. Police were on scene at the time to make sure everything was under control. The students stayed at the fairgrounds protesting animal rights until 7 p.m.
Police attended to keep protestors under control.
Renaissance students from left to right:
Roseeva Smith, Chelsea Linderman, Avery Frederico
Students Avery Frederico, Chelsea Linderman, and Emanuel Mercado protesting animal cruelty.