Rachel’s Challenge- How To Be A Better Person – by Sandy McBride

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same.”

These words were written by 18 year old Rachel Joy Scott in 1999.

Today’s high school kids are too  young to remember the feeling of horror and helplessness that gripped our nation on April 20 of that year when the news broke that two teen-age gunmen had gone on a shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.  Twelve students and one teacher died in that attack.

Read the entire article in the May 1st issue of the Express.