My Greatest Accomplishments Essay

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My Greatest Accomplishment
A truly great accomplishment is something that lasts and requires determination and extensive effort. For me, making the Texas Small School All-State Mixed Choir was my biggest accomplishment because it opened me up to new passions, taught me how to work hard, and set me on the path I am on today.
In my sophomore year, I joined choir simply to get my fine arts credit out of the way. At the time I did not have any plans for college and was uncertain on what I wanted to do with my life after high school. I honestly hated school and just wanted to get it over with. However, that first year in choir changed everything. For the first time in my life I discovered something I truly loved to do and with that came an unquenching desire to want to get better and better; to be the best I
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It was only my second year being in choir and I was going to attempt college-level music competing against people who have been singing way longer than I had; some that has even been in choir since the sixth grade. I knew I needed all the help I could get so I went to Tarleton’s All-State Choir Camp over the summer. It was there I saw a familiar face, Kyle Hendrix, a former all-stater bass from our school. I did not know Kyle very well but throughout camp we became quite familiar with each other. The directors went through the music fast so there was still so much I did not know. However being surrounded by directors and students who were very familiar with the all-state process gave me a good idea of how it worked and provided with helpful advice for auditions. Also having Kyle there made it easier for me to ask questions and he encouraged me to be more involved. By the time camp was over I had a general idea of how the music went and I made a friend; both of which proved to help me out a great deal throughout the
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