The Fate of A Superficial Superlative

The Fate of A Superficial Superlative

By Maya Khuzam      Every year at Kennedy High School seniors participate in Senior Sillies, among which are actual awards such as “Most Likely to Succeed,” “Class Clown,” and “Most School Spirited.” Amidst the actual “silly” categories, there are titles that encourage superficial judgment such as “Best Hair,” “Best Smile,” “Best Eyes,” and worst of all “Best Body.” Although all the categories that focus on external traits encourage the pressure society forces on teenagers to…

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