For the second time, Marcus is Front Page News.
Ambassador for Down syndrome group will walk the runway this weekend
Last year, Marcus Sikora — a 27-year-old Omaha writer, actor and fashion model with Down syndrome — got to walk the runway with an Oscar-winning actress. This weekend, he’ll walk with another.
Sikora is the 2017 ambassador for the Denver-based Global Down Syndrome Foundation. He’s also a model in the organization’s annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The events draw some pretty
Children’s author Marcus Sikora visited Horace Mann after receiving an award winning letter from a fifth grader.
Marcus Sikora is the author of the children’s book “Black Day”, a Halloween book about a boy wanting to be accepted into a monster band. Marcus Sikora got the idea for the book at a state park.
“I was at Mahoney State Park,” Marcus Sikora said. “It’s a great place to think about monsters.”
Marcus Sikora also draws his inspiration from activities he enjoys, especially theater. He has performed in local plays, and wrote a short one-act play.
What is remarkable about Marcus Sikora is
Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s fashion show brings out the stars
Models with Down syndrome, such as 2017 Global Down Syndrome Foundation Ambassador Marcus Sikora, will be joined on the runway of next month’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show by such celebrities as Oscar-winning actress Maris Tomei, Eva Longoria, Joe Manganiello, Tony-winning Denis O’Hare, actor-author-comedian and Global board member John C, McGinley, Jamie Foxx and more. International supermodel and apparel designer Madeleine Stuart will receive the 2017 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award at the glamorous event.
It’s all GO around here (and beyond) in the month of October. Last weekend we had a whirlwind trip to Greenville, SC. Where we met up with good friends, old and new, and had some great events.
But what you want to see is right here:
Marcus’ morning interview on WYFF:
Wondering where in Greenville you can pick up a copy of Black Day: The Monster Rock Band?