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Actress Zainab Musa holds up the three gold medal props she used in her portrayal of civil rights era Olympic gold medalist Wilma Rudolph at St. Croix Central Elementary School on Feb. 7.

History 'comes to life' at SCC Elementary

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Eight students in Ann Leque's fourth grade class said they had heard of Wilma Rudolph before Thursday, Feb. 7, when a special presentation brought Rudolph , portrayed by actress Zainab Musa, to St. Croix Central Elementary School.


Musa brought a "History Comes to Life" performance to SCC, portraying the life of Rudolph, from a girl recovering from polio to "the fastest woman on earth."

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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