What I Wish I Knew in 7th Grade

What I Wish I Knew in 7th Grade

By Kiara Posey Georgiana High School Time is a fickle thing. It doesn’t stop or slow down for anyone. In this life, there is no going back into the past and reliving special moments. Even though I know this is true, it doesn’t stop me from dreaming. Dreaming about the...
A Letter to My Younger Self

A Letter to My Younger Self

By Tatyana Martin Selma High School  There’s several things I would tell my 7th grade self about growing up and going through school. I could say common things like “everybody is not your friend”, “focus on your school work”, “let nothing stop you from...
Morning Assembly

Morning Assembly

By Tekajah LewisBooker T. Washington High School At Booker T. Washington High School, we have something called morning assembly where we come together as one body to hear announcements, go through our morning rituals, and learn about our character education word of...
Reasons to be Thankful

Reasons to be Thankful

Tatyana Martin Selma High School There are a number of things in my life that I am thankful for. My life itself, my family, my friends and all the little things that make me happy. Specifically, there are five things I am most thankful for, education wise. The first...
What Am I Thankful For?

What Am I Thankful For?

By JaMiyah CameronAliceville High School My education is something that I take very serious. As a young girl with many big goals and dreams, I take every step I possibly can to ensure myself that I will accomplish them all. I love learning and increasing my level of...
Free College Application Week

Free College Application Week

By Tekajah Lewis Booker T. Washington High School During the month of November, I participated in free college application week. This is a special week for seniors to apply to college without the use of an application fee. This lets students be ready for college and...
3rd Annual Future Proof Conference

3rd Annual Future Proof Conference

On Saturday September 28th, I attended the Let Us Make Man Conference in Montgomery, AL as a part of the GEAR UP Alabama program. Most teenagers don’t like to get up at five in the morning on weekends, but I just felt like I needed to go for the betterment of myself....
Reasons to be Thankful

GUA Ambassador Introductions: Tatyana Martin

My name is Tatyana Martin. I am in the 11th grade, and I attend Selma High School. My hometown is Selma, Alabama, where I have lived all my life. I am currently a member of FBLA, which stands for Future Business Leaders Of America. My 9th grade year I was just an...
GUA Ambassador Introductions: Tekajah Lewis

GUA Ambassador Introductions: Tekajah Lewis

Hello there! My name is Tekajah Lewis and I am currently 17 years old. I currently go to school at Booker T. Washington High School in the historic town of Tuskegee. I am a 12th grader (senior) who participates in dual enrollment with Trenholm State Community College...
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