Nick was lucky enough to be part of Fort Collins Comic Con at the Northside Aztlan Community Center as a vendor and panelist again this year!
Fort Collins Comic Con is one of Nick’s favorite events and he was so pleased to be back in person this year.
Nick’s favorite part of Comic Con are the costumes and cosplays. He gets a little anxious they might be scary, but has so much fun seeing everyone’s creativity.
Nick’s panel, Anyone Can Be a Hero, focuses on helping people find their inner strengths and super powers by focusing on what they are good at and how they make a difference in their community.
On Friday August 26th, Nick set up his booth, and Saturday and Sunday the con was on!
Nick’s booth featured a mask making station for people to create their super alter egos, and it was a huge success.
Nick made a lot of great community connections and shared information about Awesome in Action and his message with tons of people. He loved seeing the masks kids made to show their super hero alter egos.
Nick is so grateful to Fort Collins Comic Con, Nick Armstrong, and all the staff, volunteers, and other vendors who make the event so special. He can’t wait until next year!
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North Atzlan Center
On August 17th and 18th Nick and the Awesome in Action team participated in Fort Collins Comic Con for the 3rd year.
This awesome event brings creative people from the community together to share ideas and creations with participants.
Nick’s booth was used to show that anyone can be a hero. Nick helped kids make awesome superhero masks and posed for pictures. Nick made sure to help everyone who visited his booth understand that they have superpowers that make them special.
Nick really enjoyed seeing all the creative and fun costumes and getting to dress up himself! Some of the costumes were scary, but Nick showed his superpowers by keeping calm, cool, and collected when something scary walked by his booth!
Nick presented a panel on Saturday, where he gave his Anyone Can Be a Hero speech. He talked about his struggles and challenges as a person living with Cerebral Palsy, and how he overcomes his challenges and finds his inner superhero.
The organizers of Comic Con have always been kind and welcoming to Nick and his team, and helped make the Con as successful as possible for Nick. Nick had so much help and support to make this event a success and he wants to send a special thank you to his team, the Comic Con team and Nick Armstrong, and Annie Schubert who helped Nick with his panel.
The impact Nick made on those who stopped by his booth was pretty clear, and Nick was happy to make some really great connections with others in his community who want to help spread his message.
Comic Con was a success again this year, and Nick is excited and ready to start presenting in classrooms for the school year.
If you or someone you know is interested in having Nick come to your classroom or event to offer one of his many presentations, please contact him via email at email@example.com.
Nick’s presentations can be adapted to any situation and age group, and his message of inclusion and diversity is appropriate for all ages.