mine: miriam mcdonald

10

“I have 700 students and a teaching staff that I’m responsible for every day. Don’t get on my case because one kid overreacted to some spilled paint.”

“Yeah, one kid who you personally spoke to twice in the past two days. But did you listen?!”

8

"Acquiring an education is about more than earning a diploma. It’s also about your friends, who have seen you in your worst moments.. and love you just the same. Unfortunately, one friend did not finish the journey. His name is James Tiberius Yorke. If JT’s death has taught me anything, it’s that the worst mistakes are the ones you never learn from. And also to never, ever take your friends for granted.”