Ashtyn wrote about Katharine Hepburn, a Connecticut native and Academy Award-winning leading lady in Hollywood who passed away in 2003. Hepburn had many of the qualities that were important to her.
“Being your own person, having a strong personality and goals that you strive to meet are very important to being successful,” she wrote. “I have my own style and don’t feel the need to look like everyone else, and I set goals for myself that are hard to achieve and not always easy.”
Collin, his mother, Samantha, and father Torrey, are shown in the picture above, along with Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria (R-105) and Sen. Jorge Cabrera (D-17). Long River’s Principal Derek Muharem is shown on the left. Ashtyn Genthe is pictured at the top of this page with her mom, Jennifer, and father Bill.