She'll watch your back --- and fix it
Demme Durrett, 15, said she decided to organize the highly attended Walk for Human Rights that took place on Dec. 10 at Town Park in The Woodlands when she noticed that not many people are aware they were given 30 basic human rights when the United Nations voted on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on that day in 1948.
School: John Cooper School
Name: Demme Durrett
Accomplishments: Organized the most attended Walk for Human Rights in the United States on Dec. 10, 2011; will be receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award
Favorite class: "English because I have a really great teacher, and I'm allowed to express my opinions and ideas in a way that I can't in any other class. Plus, I love to write."
Favorite things to do after class: "I play sports, so that takes up time and hanging out with friends."
Favorite website: Facebook
Favorite TV show: "'Glee' because it's a really good show. It's entertaining, and I've watched it since it first started, and also because it includes my favorite actor, Darren Criss.
Favorite movie: "'Romeo and Juliet' because we read it in English class last year, and I got to see the movie right after that, so I had a really good understanding of it."
Ambition: "I want go to Rice and become a chiropractor. My parents are both chiropractors. It's a great alternative way to make sure you're always healthy. I'm the healthiest of my friends. Also, I think it'll be really fun to help people."
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