kid kaylee

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/18/13) – This is the sixth in a series of columns submitted to SurfKY News from the youth of Majesty Christian Academy in Owensboro, KY. This article, authored by Kaylee Gilmore, speaks on the huge subject of bullying, from a student’s perspective.

Bullying is, “when a child, preteen, or teen is threatened, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child,” according to a web definition of the word.
 
When you try to be different, you can be bullied, but when you are yourself, you can also be bullied. What’s wrong with being “you”? Absolutely nothing.
 
The Bible says, “Delight thyself also in the Lord and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart” - Psalms 37:4. Every man, woman, boy and girl deserve equal rights, equal opportunities and equal dignity without discrimination.
 
Bullying is also characterized by “an individual behaving in a certain way to gain power over another person.” Did you know that if you turn and face the other way when someone is being bullied, you might as well be the bully? Be the change you wish to see in the world.
 
Sometimes, you have to be your own hero. Don’t let bullies win. Stand for yourself, stand for others, and stand strong.
 
I’m Kaylee Gilmore and I WILL stand AGAINST bullying. What will you stand for?
 
Kaylee Gilmore
Majesty Christian Academy
 
SurfKY News has partnered with Majesty Christian Academy in Owensboro to give students a chance to try their hand at writing a weekly column. Each child in the class will be writing a column. If you like the column, be sure to go to the SurfKY News Facebook page and like it, as SurfKY News is adding up the Likes and Reads each column gets to decide which youth gets the most. The winning child will get a prize.
 

Disclaimer: The content supplied by columnists and letters to the Editor on this site does not in any way, shape or form, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest endorsement or support of any of such content, statement, or opinions therein. SurfKY News does not necessarily adhere to or endorse content provided by outside non-staff sources.

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 8948

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6332

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5479

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5253

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3535

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 8948

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8567

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 20, 2015 3364

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 19, 2015 2396

ATV Ride, Cookout Raises Funds for Shanice Bean…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1482

Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Two…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1234

Traffic Stop Results in DUI, Drug Possession,…

by SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 1227

Tru Blue BBQ Wins Earlington Downtown Showdown BBQ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 973

Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the Square' Free…

by Beth Newman
April 18, 2015 967

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 859

Children Thrilled with Superhero Pancake Breakfast

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 822

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff on April…

by Office of the Governor
April 19, 2015 675

KET Documentary Follows UK Doctor's Work Helping…

by Elizabeth Adams