Amber Youngberg – Weber High 2019

Two years ago in March 2017, my life changed when I got a concussion. I was in the gym for cheer tryouts when somebody threw a basketball from an upper balcony. They were trying to make a full court shot but instead of the ball hitting the basket, the ball hit me in...
Alexis Colbert – West Jordan High 2019

Alexis Colbert – West Jordan High 2019

During my eighth grade year, my mom went in for the duodenal switch ( A more drastic version of the Gastric Bypass weight loss surgery). The chance that something would go wrong during the surgery was almost unheard of, so my family and I expected her to be in and out...
Christina Velluto – West Jordan High 2019

Christina Velluto – West Jordan High 2019

In the summer of 2016 I lost the people I considered my friends and I went into my sophomore year alone. I began to self harm. I was depressed, but I was able to hide it. I went from a 4.0 student to a student who only cared if they were failing. My parents just...

Bryson Sanchez – West Jordan High 2019

My name is Bryson Patrick Sanchez; I am 18 years old and graduating in 2019. I am kid that has gone through so much in my life to still be where I am today. The major life threating situation that I have gone through was found out on the exact date of October 30,...
Leleao Tauelia – West Jordan High 2019

Leleao Tauelia – West Jordan High 2019

Growing up there are a lot of obstacles and difficulties i face. I was born in Bellflower California but ended up raising in the island which is in “Samoa”. Life in samoan is hard. For example everything is expensive including food, bus fare, school fares and etc....
Megan Gallardo – West Jordan High 2019

Megan Gallardo – West Jordan High 2019

Over the course of my life I overcome several hardships the most difficult being my parents divorce causing me to deal with the struggles of living in a single parent family. This caused me to become insecure because my mother made a low income an couldn’t...