Molly, Marriotts Ridge HS, Class of 2020
I remember watching a movie about anorexia and thinking 'I wish I had that.' My little twelve year old mind wanted to have an 'attractive' body so badly that I actually wished for a mental illness. Unfortunately, by that point, the onset of one had already begun.
The Way I Chose to Battle Hateful Prejudice
Azmeena, Marriotts Ridge HS, Class of 2020
Experiencing hateful prejudice and discrimination can stir up a broad spectrum of emotions - from sadness to anger and even helplessness.
Design. Build. Test. Improve.
Ayesha, Marriotts Ridge HS, Class of 2020
The design process parallels the life challenges that Ayesha faces as she struggles with Palindromic Rheumatism.
Words for the Wordless
Audrey, Marriotts Ridge HS, Class of 2020
Can a simple piece of literature have a profound impact on the makeup of who you are?
My Dog Claire
Andrea, Marriotts Ridge HS, Class of 2020
It's so hard to lose somebody that you love and a member of your family. Even when that somebody is a four-legged furry friend.