Beauty queen, anti-bullying crusader to visit Tavares High
Brittany Pierce competes in beauty pageants. But as a teen, she didn’t feel
beautiful and was often the victim of bullying.
started with a negative comment about her appearance when she was in the 6th
grade. It escalated to become daily incidents on the bus and in the cafeteria
with students calling her a dog and barking at her while others laughed. In
fact, a former teacher who is now an assistant principal at the North Carolina
school she attended told a news reporter that it was the worst case of bullying
he had ever seen and it helped lead to the creation of the county’s
will share her story with Tavares High School on Thursday, Nov. 19, to urge
students to treat each other with kindness and respect. She also encourages
those who have been bullies to apologize, as many of those who bullied her have
done, and for victims to forgive and to try to find a way to move on
presentation will begin at 1:37 in the school gymnasium.
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