Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Every year all educators from FSPS gathers together in an assembly to kick off the new school year. There is always a motivational key-note speaker. This year was a little different. Our speaker was Craig Scott. He was a student at Columbine High School when the school shootings occurred. He was in the midst of all the mayhem, and his sister Rachel was killed. He spoke a message of tolerance and compassion. I'm not sure "motivating" is the right word, but his message was very moving. Not a dry eye in the house. His mission now is to carry on his sister's legacy by telling her story. She was very insightful and poetic, especially for a girl of her age. Very kind and strong in her beliefs. She believed that "if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same." Anyway, the presentation really spoke to me, and I just wanted to share. Check out some of the websites about her.