Chelsea Clinton visits Horace Mann Magnet Middle School
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) —
The middle school jazz band warmed up the crowd of students at Horace Mann Magnet Middle School, but the talented tenor sax didn't have to work too hard because the students were already excited for Friday's assembly. Former Horace Mann student Chelsea Clinton was at the school promoting her new book filled with stories of youth who impacted their communities. Students were allowed to ask Clinton questions, and the first up to the microphone was 11-year-old Karsyn Helms.
"If you'd go back in time, is there anything that you would change or do differently?" asked Helms.
"I wish I had been a little less shy. I wish I would have been a little bit more courageous outside the classroom," responded Clinton.
"I think it's really cool to have her at my school, and my mom has talked a lot about her and about her father and mother and how accomplished they are so I thought it was very exciting," said Helms after the assembly. "I think, hearing the stories that she told, that anyone can make a difference,"
"Now being a mom, I hope my daughter is able to go to schools like Booker which is not far from where we're standing or Mann and have the same high quality teachers that I was able to have," said Clinton.
After questions from the students, Clinton toured the school and the Hillary Clinton Children's Library. Administrators showed Clinton an old yearbook containing pictures of her from when she attended