"The measure for journalists should not be the professional recognition of colleagues, but rather the mark we make in the hearts of readers." -Gerald Herbert
Good news creates hope.
(REGISTER to post comments and submit stories)
By Good News Network Tuesday, May 29, 2012
She is blonde and adorable and talks at 100 mph. In the last few weeks, she has won major awards in both swimming and math, but one accomplishment above all has made her an overnight national celebrity: This week, the precocious girl from Lake Ridge, Va., will be onstage with youngsters more than twice her age and twice her size as one of 278 spellers who have qualified for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
“She’s like a teenager in a 6-year-old body,” Sorina said. “Her brain, she understands things way ahead of her age.”
(READ the story in the Washington Post)
|Civics and World|