My name is Ben Reath. I live in the UP, and I am an avid Linux user (although not a developer, yet).
I am currently trying to expand the knowledge of Linux to my school and my community. My next project will be writing a review in my newspaper, and offering to install Ubuntu for free, and demonstrating Ubuntu to an audience in my community's auditorium.
However, at present I am trying to write my High School Research Paper, and if any of you can contribute their knowledge of why people should use Ubuntu instead of Windows, it would be appreciated, especially if you are a prominent contributor.