Sheila’s story and the creative strategies she incorporates into her life to achieve her personal and professional goals are inspirational. When you look at Sheila you don’t see obstacles you see accomplishments. Her joy is contagious and her zest for life sincere.

— Bernadette A. White, Director of Public Relations Shriners Hospitals for Children

Woven into her speech were important lessons about bullies, handicapped awareness and body image. Sheila is truly inspirational, articulate and emanates tremendous strength of character.

— Mr. Buck Harris, Swampscott High School, Health Sciences Faculty

I loved the level of pure enthusiasm coming from the heart. I admire the trait of believing in who you are and who you can be.

— Michaela, Boston University

When you spoke you made me feel like I was the only person in the room because you were speaking from your heart, and your passion for what you do comes shining through.

— Carole Michalak

I will remember Sheila’s warm, outgoing personality and her boldness to grab life by its horns and take on whatever challenges have been thrown her way, with a smile and an attitude of “I can”.

— Christine Granja-Easter Seals

I thought that she was really strong and courageous. She really inspired me to do things I’ve never done before.

— Ninth grader, Swampscott, MA