Scoggins Middle School

Scoggins Student Shares Story of Overcoming Dyslexia

Apr 29, 2015

Mari ForbesMari Forbes, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School, is sharing her story with the hopes of making a difference in the lives of others.

After overcoming her challenges with dyslexia, she’s speaking out to encourage others to ‘Be Who You Are.’

Mari recently spoke at three local events revealing that because of her dyslexia, she didn’t feel that she measured up to her friends and peers. But with the help from her teachers and other FISD staff, she courageously articulates her message of hope and determination.

Mari says, “Work on your obstacles, find things about yourself that you like and BE AMAZING.”