The Rider Chronicle

No Longer Terrified, Ready

“I never once thought that despite all the sadness that surrounds someone, it could inspire such happiness. I knew it existed and it happened to people, but I didn’t think it would happen to me (as cliché as that sounds). I’m excited to start at Midwestern and I feel so blessed by all of the support I have gotten from my people. Thank you for everyone that had a hand in my life up until this point, the teachers, my friends, the people I interviewed, everyone. It’s a bittersweet goodbye, but one I’m okay making now.”

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2016

The countdown is on. Only a handful of days linger until the final bell rings on May 27 and I am finished with high school forever, and I’m finally okay saying I am a senior and I am ready to graduate. It took a lot for me to sit down and actually write my first column that was in the January/February...

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