"But when I graduated in May of 2005, I took a few small steps into the real world and everything changed. I knew it was coming; entering a world where competition is everything. Since eighth-grade graduation, I have competed for a top spot in my high school class, for a coveted college admission with thousands of other applicants, and have competed on the world stage against other nations’ best athletes. When these challenges and opportunities began to involve me, I was not shocked or discouraged. I was ready. I had been preparing for them all my life and knew they were there. With the gift of nurturing and encouragement from Post Oak and my parents, these challenges were new and I couldn’t wait to be a part of them. So finally, in the words of Maria Montessori, "Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world."Thank you!"
Read full transcript of Becky's talk at The Post Oak School.