“I woke up that morning and I decided I was not going to win. I was not nervous,” Chandler revealed. “But then when they started announcing my category, my heart started pounding. I thought, ‘What the heck?’ I didn’t think I had a chance till 15 seconds before they called my name. And I did not even hear them call it. My dad had to push me up out of my chair to the stage!”
- Chandler Massey, Frontiers magazine, 2012.