She was selected as one of the student tellers and has been practicing her story at home and at the Frisco Public Library, where librarians and storytellers offer coaching sessions.
On Monday, Katie and some fellow student tellers performed at the Frisco Senior Center. They have a couple more community performances before the big event in October.
I'm really proud of how quickly Katie has pulled together her story, how she has taken direction, and how she stands before a microphone without shaking in her shoes.
(Please excuse the poor recording skills.)