Grammy-Nominated Artist Gustavo Galindo, State Farm Encourage Benito Juarez Students to Stay in School

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationFor the second time around serving as the spokesperson for the State Farm program, “Celebrity Music Teacher for a Day” Gustavo Galindo, along with State Farm agents, visited various predominantly Hispanic high schools across the nation. On Tuesday, April 17 Galindo visited the music students of Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450 W. Cermak, and offered up advice on song-writing, live performance, and about ‘making it’ in the music industry. Working hand-in-hand with the Benito Juarez’s music teachers, Galindo brought motivation and encouraged students to drive safely and stay in school. Galindo’s 2011 debut album “Entre La Ciudad y El Mar” climbed the Billboard Latin charts, debuted as the #1 Latin Top Pop album on iTunes Latino and was nominated for a Grammy in 2012 under The Best Latin Album category.

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