General Purpose: I am giving this speech because this topic is very important to me and I
want you to know about it as well. Specific Purpose: I am going to be informing my audience about Rachel’s Challenge in
hopes of sharing Rachel’s story.
1. In the year 1999, a tragedy at Columbine High school occurred. This is what help start Rachel’s Challenge. 2.Bullying never leads to good out comes. Rachel’s story is proof of that. 3. Today I am here to inform you about Rachel’s Challenge, Rachel’s story, and what bullying can lead to.
First I am going to inform you about Rachel’s challenge and what it is exactly.
A. Rachel’s Challenge
1. 160,000 students don’t go to school because they are bullied, teased, and harassed each day. Rachel’s Challenge is helping create safer and better learning environments and making a world wide impact because Rachel’s family decided to make the Columbine High School tragedy a mission for a change. 2. Rachel’s Challenge isn’t just meant to create change in schools around the world, it is to create change in businesses as well. It is to help create an environment of kindness, compassion, and safety. This is all according to www.rachelschallenge.org. 3. Now that I have told you about Rachel’s Challenge,…
…I will now inform you about Rachel’s story.
B. Rachel’s Story
1. According to Craig Scott, a man I saw tell Rachel’s story, Rachel was the middle of five kids, but she handled that pretty well. She was very social and never passed up a sleep over at a friend’s house, a school event, or playing a board game with her family. Rachel loved being around people, it energized her. Her parents said that she could light up a room with her presence. She loved music and photography as well. Rachel wasn’t worried about anything besides her profile. When she was 5, she fell on the side walk and broke her nose. The accident left a bump on the bridge of her nose which made her worry that people were...
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