Dayton Daily News highlights ‘fat letter’ film project by Wright State student, father

Wright State University student Bailey Webber and her father Michael Webber review footage of their documentary film about so-called ‘fat letters.’ Photo Credit Jim Witmer, Dayton Daily News


What started as a Springboro High School student’s summer project is now an award-winning documentary now available on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon and other video streaming services.

“It is amazing and it is all thanks to my dad with his investment in me,” Bailey Webber, now a Wright State University mass communication junior, said of the success of “The Student Body.”

Webber and her dad, acclaimed producer and director Michael Webberused the scales of justice and an actual scale to take on a local school district, the state, and eventually national movers and shakers in the film about state-mandated BMI tests and so-called “fat letters.”

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