For those that are going to compete at the Nationals this weekend, the picture and saying above is for you! Half the battle is making the decision to give it your all and go for it, no matter the result. Be proud of your efforts, your sacrifices, and your commitment as you represent our system on an International platform. You will grow from the experience that you have this weekend, simply by being there and committing to the effort. Go out this weekend and give it your absolute best, and you’ll feel good about the result. You have your entire school and classmates cheering for you! Your “place will never be among the cold and timid souls that know neither victory or defeat”. Good Luck!