ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) – A nine year old who sold tee shirts to help fight bullying was among those honored Saturday night by the Megan Meier Foundation during its annual Celebration Gala held Saturday at the Heart of St. Charles Banquet Center.
Jordan Reynolds is a third grader who learned about anti-bullying efforts from his mixed martial arts teacher Jermaine Andre. Jordan set up a web site and by selling tee shirts raised $403, which he donated to the Megan Meier Foundation. Andre was also honored during the gala for his ongoing efforts to teach kids that bullying is wrong and to help them build up their self-confidence through fitness and mixed martial arts training.
The Megan Meier Foundation honors the memory of Megan Meier, a St. Charles County student who was cyberbullied to the point of committing suicide. Her mother, Tina Meier operates it. Meier says the movement is growing.