By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Speech competitions help one GRHS student cope with bullying


April 12, 2017

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Colt Parson holds the 2017 4A Division State Trophy and his Student Ambassador Award.

Blending in wasn't something Colt Parson would say he did well in at school. 

"I'm an Aspergers kid, so often times I had a problem fitting in," Parson said.

Although Parson said he has "a mild case" of Aspergers, he could still tell.

"It made me different from everybody," he said.

According to, "Although there are many possible symptoms of Asperger's syndrome, the main symptom is significant trouble with social situations. Your child may have mild to severe symptoms or have a few or many of these symptoms. Because of the wide variety of symptoms, no two children with Asperger's...

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