For the past three years, I have been a community judge at Greenbrier High School for the senior project oral presentations. Each year, I come home encouraged and just a little less fearful about my own children becoming teenagers!
May I mention the names of a few outstanding young people I was privileged to meet?
Trent Lemaire and her Students Against Destructive Decisions project was informative and inspiring.
Wesley Crouch's "male perspective" on breast cancer was very purposeful and touching. Both Trent and Wesley honored those to whom they dedicated their time and talents for their projects.
Jeff Godwin built his own "educational tool" for college! Fortunately his presentation was in laymen's terms; we were awed by the computer built by him to meet his specific needs and growth possibilities!
Taryn Rickerson's experience in the neonatal intensive care unit with premature babies taught her a lot, and we witnessed her dedication and potential.
These students, and many others across the county, deserve huge hugs and all the encouragement we can give them.
They put serious thought and hard work into their projects; they produced meaningful finished products that touched many lives, and, I surely hope, gained confidence and experience that will benefit them in the next stages of their very promising futures.
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