Kent State Student Wins Talent Show for Singing in Sign

A North Royalton woman whom who will become a Kent State University student in the fall, won first place at the Medina County Fair talent show for performing a song in American Sign Language.

Rachel Grabisna told The Gazette in Medina that she has been teaching herself sign language since she was in the fourth grade. She will pursue a degree at Kent State in hopes of becoming an interpreter.

She signed “This Is Me” from “The Greatest Showman,” for the talent show.

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POSTED: Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:18am
UPDATED: Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:27am
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