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G.I.R.L. 2017

To start things off, if you haven’t heard the news, I’ve been named as a National Young Woman of Distinction – a title and $15,000 scholarship awarded to those who demonstrate exceptional determination and whose Gold Award Projects have meaningful impacts on their communities. It is an honor to have been selected and I am beyond ecstatic

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Reflections

It doesn’t happen very often, but when it does, I become so overwhelmed I have to pull the car over to have a moment and cry. To start things off, I’d like to give a little background story on what this new, “National Young Woman of Distinction” title means to me. I’m from what some people would call a “humble,”

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How I Made My Promo for $30

How I Made My Promo for $30* When you’re from “humble origins” and you want to get something done, you have to think outside of the box. I knew I wanted to make professional and beautiful videos, but my resources were very limited. The $30 came from a one-month subscription to edit the video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. I started off

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MOST RECENT

Featured In a Magazine!!!

I wake up groggy on a Wednesday morning to the following heart-warming e-mail ► I didn’t understand at first. Then I remembered the interviews and the photoshoots from last semester. They had published the magazine! And nobody told me! Clicking the link, it took me here ► http://www.uh.edu/magazine/2018-spring/seeing-the-world-in-a-whole-new-way/

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G.I.R.L. 2017

To start things off, if you haven’t heard the news, I’ve been named as a National Young Woman of Distinction – a title and $15,000 scholarship awarded to those who demonstrate exceptional determination and whose Gold Award Projects have meaningful impacts on their communities. It is an honor to have been selected and I am beyond ecstatic

READ MORE

Reflections

It doesn’t happen very often, but when it does, I become so overwhelmed I have to pull the car over to have a moment and cry. To start things off, I’d like to give a little background story on what this new, “National Young Woman of Distinction” title means to me. I’m from what some people would call a “humble,”

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How I Made My Promo for $30

How I Made My Promo for $30* When you’re from “humble origins” and you want to get something done, you have to think outside of the box. I knew I wanted to make professional and beautiful videos, but my resources were very limited. The $30 came from a one-month subscription to edit the video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. I started off

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What a Ride!

Well… that was …interesting. As I’m writing this entry, I’m flying home to Texas from Columbus, Ohio. I’m still not allowed to announce the National Young Women of Distinction Award. It’s been months and it’s KILLING ME!! I just got back from a lot of interviews, video shoots, getting a tour of Ohio, and meeting SO MANY new people! I

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Mirror Theory (Key to Happiness)

Mirror Theory – Key to Happiness This is probably an idea somebody else has had already, but this is something I’ve been thinking about for a while now and figured I could express it in my own words. Ever since my “epiphany,” I’ve been practicing positive thoughts when I look myself in the mirror every morning, e.g. “You’re

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