A form of storytelling, speech has been a major part of my life since high school. As a journalist, I have used speeches to share stories with larger audiences. Here are some of the speeches I have written and given for communities.

My testimony

While interning at Good Shepherd, I had the opportunity to share my testimony, or “faith footprint.” My testimony is the most personal speech I have given. The eight-minute video highlights faith’s role in my life.

Something small — something special

My senior year of high school, I was selected by my classmates to give one of Cannon Falls High Schools’ commencement addresses. From the front of the high school’s parking lot, I emphasized how the small things are often the most special.