"1. My favorite presentation was Erica Machuca's. I've known her for a few months now and whenever we would carpool she always seemed so happy. Hearing her tell her story, and hearing her admit she attempted suicide, almost brought tears to…"
"The poem that I liked the most, without any doubt and for a few reasons, was the poem about tampons. I loved listening to this poem specifically as a girl, among many others, in a room with a considerable amount of boys if I have to be honest. The…"
"What really stuck out to me during Matt de la Pena's presentation was how he wrote down the conversation between the one man and his son on the subway. I think this stuck out to me because I kind of do the same thing with my writing. Whenever…"
"Surya's speech was my favorite out of everyone else's. Him using the hour to compare the amount of suicides around the world helped me get a better understanding of how serious this fast-growing epidemic is becoming. Also, telling the…"
"1. I think that this is true for many singers and songwriters because when a person is upset, they long for something to do in the moment to blow off steam. I can apply this to my own writing because I find it easier to write when I am emotional.…"
"I respect Calpurnia the most because she displays a mother figure to Scout and Jem, which is something she does on her own behalf since she is only a cook. Calpurnia teaches them life lessons that usually a mother would be teaching. When she is with…"