Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students give impassioned speeches in Tallahassee

Students bring message of change to state lawmakers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spoke about their commitment to enact a change to the nation's gun laws, one week to the day after the mass shooting at their Parkland school.

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TALLAHASSEE, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Kevin Trejos, a student from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School speaks at the Florida State Capitol building on February 21, 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida. In the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting that left 17 people dead, thousands of supporters joined the Parkland students to call for gun reform. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)

Eight students gave individual speeches after meeting with lawmakers in Tallahassee.

Each student spoke about how they were personally affected by the tragedy and how they intend to make a difference so that no other students have to endure what they did.

Here is what each student had to say.

Lorenzo Prado

Ryan Deitsch

Alfonso Calderon

Sarah Chadwick

Sofie Whitney

Delaney Tarr

Dimitri Hoth

Tanzil Philip