Carter Yost is a student at Lincoln High School. He is the communications director for Lincoln High Student Council, Young Democrats, as well as the Marketing Director for the all youth nonprofit organization Silicon Prairie Theatre Company. As Carter puts it "Being as enthusiastic about the idea of being alive that I am, the sheer idea of living in the moment really strikes home with me." In his talk, he discusses the challenges and consequences of procrastination on the average teenager. In his own words, Carter quips "I'm a very talented air hockey player. For real. As Carl Sagan would put it, I am a collection of stars."