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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 26, 2014 13A Quincy students encouraged to make good choices Laura Beaten Staff Writer ; "If I talk fast, you listen fast," motivational speaker !Mr. Brown told Quincy High i School students at a "Be the i Change" assembly March 20. i"If I talk slow, you don't : listen." Brown gave an energetic i: and upbeat talk to students and staff regarding making good choices in life. "I choose i to care about others, my : world and myself." Lots of choices have been : made for us, Brown said. And : many of those choices greatly impact our lives. We can't ! help it if we grow up in a home where our parents use drugs and alcohol. Brown didn't grow up with a father. "I'm not playing the victim role. Reject the victim : role." He told students to ! make their lives better by the i power of their choices. "Make choices looking up i to your future, not down to i your feelings." Brown told many stories of students who i didn't think about their "future when they opted for immediate gratification. He told the story of two kids in eighth grade who had :sex and the girl got pregnant the very first time. The girl's home was deemed unfit and iiii i iiiiiiiii  i  i i   Motivational speaker Mr. Brown, right, addresses Quincy High School students during a "Be the Change" assembly March 20. Brown emphasized that the choices we make now highly affect our futures. Photos by Laura Beaton anything he wanted to do. "Neither of them would have made the choice to have a baby," he said. They didn't look to the future, they gave in to the moment and are she moved into her boyfriend's home with the baby. Brown said the boy told him he never had any privacy; he couldn't do Jeff Peace balances a broom while "Looking up to your future, not down to your feelings." :When Peace and fellow teacher Mrs. Reese tried to balance the broom while looking down, they " lasted just three seconds compared with attaining the 30-second goal while looking up. now paying the consequences. "If you don't learn self-control on your own, someone will do it for you," Brown said, and related a story about being in juvenile hall and having every move you make dictated by someone else. Peer pressure doesn't end with high school, Brown said. It carries on throughout your lives. "That's why some of your parents have cars and houses they can't pay for." Before the end of his seminar Brown gave the kids an assignment: to take one thing from the seminar and put it in their "invisible backpack." That backpack is all the pieces of wisdom they learn from teachers, parents, friends and life that may not seem so important at the time but one day could prove to be of huge importance. "I can't make you do anything," he said, "but I can influence you to think about your choices." He encouraged the students to go to his website,, to learn more. at Main Street Styles Carey Candy CO., - & Forest Stationers When: Tuesday, April 1st 4pm- 7pm Why: Join us as we celebrate our anniversaries Food * Drinks Drawings & Sales at all three locations D() Ige[ :c 'l Those looking for an :i exhilarating Thursday night i: are in luck, say the i iorganizers of the upcoming i: Quincy Junior-Senior High ii School dodgeball tournament i Thursday, March 27, starting ;at 6p.m. : This year there will be I ; eight teams competing in :!. single elimination events. Jrnament for March 27 The California Highway Patrol, sheriffs office, Quincy Volunteer Fire Department, Curran Trucking, Feather Publishing, Plumas Christian School and two teams from the high school will be competing. This event will take place in the large gym of the high school and admission is only $5 per person. The concession stand will be open with goodies available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the student body and concessions sales will go directly to the sophomore class. All are welcome to come join in the festivities. 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