Only a few years after graduating herself, Sarah was tapped to be the graduation speaker for the Iowa private college ~ who in turn presented her with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. She's now the HONORARY Dr. Kay.
Sarah wrote her first poem at 14 ~ about being teased for being unfeminine. She was shaking in her boots when she performed it for the first time. But, afterwards, Sarah discovered how powerful spoken word could be when a girl in a hoodie approached Sarah to say she "felt" the poem.