As their writing teacher, I wanted to find the right words to let them know how special they are – words they might hear in their heads if they ever doubt themselves. Turns out it wasn’t just the words I wanted to share. I wanted them to see themselves as I see them: inquisitive, determined, bright, entertaining, motivating. And inspirational.
The photo was a last-day-of-class gift to them – and me. I think it says it all.