This week, we will feature a series of posts in celebration of Distinguished Young Women’s National Be Your Best Self Week. Katye Brock, Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2011, will share about one of the five elements of the Be Your Best Self program each day. Learn more about National Be Your Best Self Week here!
As we grow up, we get more responsibility. Unfortunately, it’s just a fact of life. Although this can be stressful at times, it is extremely important to stay committed to your responsibilities—not only to others, but also to yourself. There are so many challenges and moral problems you will face as you grow up; it is your responsibility to yourself to protect and maintain the beautiful person you are. We also have a responsibility to others to be the best person we can possibly be. Here’s what it means to accept personal responsibility:
Be RESPONSIBLE! Be DISTINGUISHED!
Katye Brock is a college freshman at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee majoring in International Studies. Originally from Tullahoma, Tennessee, Katye was a participant in the Distinguished Young Women program and was selected as the Distinguished Young Woman of Tennessee for 2011 and the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2011. Learn more about Katye here!