Georgia HOBY Newsletter:

Fifth Edition, July 14, 2013

Featured Alumna: Caro Addams '12

HOBY has inspired me in so many ways. I first went to HOBY in 2012 as a Howard School Ambassador. At first, I was very nervous, but by the end of the weekend, I didn't want to leave. I made so many new friends there who supported me in becoming a better leader and made me want to come back. I always had a hard time speaking about my ideas, but HOBY has helped me work on that. I often have a hard time speaking loudly in front of big groups. I was nervous to read my poem at the variety show but I did it with all my friends supporting me. After HOBY, I did lots of volunteer work and even worked for a teen newspaper, VOX. I worked real hard on my grades. I wanted to go back to HOBY, so I needed to try and do my best in these things. I applied for JR Staff and I was so happy when I learned that I was able to return to 2013 GAHOBY as a part of JR Staff.  I had another outstanding time seeing old friends who I met last year and even made some new ones. HOBY has inspired me to become ASB (Associated Student Body) president my senior year which requires a lot of leadership skills. HOBY has made me more aware of the things I learned about being a leader. I learned that it takes just one person to make a difference in the world and that could be me.

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