Everyone wants to be a leader in something, weather it’s in sports or even group projects, but being a leader can be very difficult and it takes a lot of skill. In the story “The Marble Champ” by Gary Soto is about a girl named Lupe who wants to win a marble championship at her school even though she is more smart than athletic. Lupe is a leader because she is very smart, a hard worker, and determined. One reason that Lupe is a leader is because she is very smart. It states in the story Lupe, “never missed one day of elementary school.
She did an absolutely wonderful job of creating this time period with just her words and it’s one of my favorite things about this book. The As a boy, Louie Zamperini was always in trouble, but with the help of his older brother, he turned his life around and channeled his energy into running. He set his first record in high school, “He ran a field of milers off their feet, stopping the watches in 5:03. Three seconds faster than Pete’s record.”(17) He moved on from high school and set his eyes on the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Louie “lived and breathed the 1,500 meters and Berlin.”(22) Louie couldn’t get into what he could do best which was the 1,500 meters because “he couldn’t force his body to improve quickly enough to catch his older rivals by summer.
Work hard, push yourself, put the time in, and stay determined and you can do great thing in life. This was something my parents told me repeatedly throughout my childhood. When they would tell me this I never really believed them. However, many years later I realized that their words could not be more true. It was the fall of my junior year in high school, I was almost done with the swimming season.
Former first lady and politician Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” In Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken biography, Louis Zamperini showed great leadership when trying to keep himself and his remaining crew members alive while stranded in the Pacific for 47 days. Inspiring audiences, Hillenbrand highlights Louis's leadership skills that reunited himself and others with their families after the war. In every aspect of life Louie has demonstrated leader; using foreshadowing Hillenbrand hinted early on that Louie would turn his life around and become a leader. In his NCAA mile race, Louie’s competitors surrounded him and closed him in,
One such memory was of when school would let out she would go and work the field with day and the cousins, this memory let you infer that Henrietta was a hard working young woman who did whatever she could to help out her family. Often “If the weather was nice, when they finished working, the cousins ran straight to the swimming hole they made each year by damming the creek behind the house” (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, pg 20). “At nightfall they built fires with pieces of old shoes to keep the mosquitoes away, and watched the stars from beneath the big oak tree where they’d hung a rope to swing from. They played tag, ring-around-the-rosy, and hopscotch, and danced around the field singing until Grandpa Tommy yelled for everyone to go to bed” (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, pg 20). Those memories allowed for the inference that Henrietta loved her family and that they were extremely close.
Her later life improved situations for different people, such as herself. Many rewards and celebrations were given out to her for all the good deeds and for what she has conquered. Rosa L. Parks is one of the most influential people in the U.S history. On February 4, 1913, Liona and James McCauley had a daughter named Rosa. Her childhood was highlighted with major dropout after dropouts in high school which led to her persistants in her life from the beginning to the end.
She was an amazing big sister. When her brother was left on the island while the tribe was trying to flee, she jumped of the moving boat to save him. Sadly, the boat leaves without the both of them. In that situation she was very selfless. She sacrificed her safety to be with her brother.
Being the assistant captain on the team came with a lot of responsibility. It was my job to welcome the new members of the team and instill the familial aspect to the new wrestlers. Our family bond grew stronger, when we had the opportunity to travel to Florida as a team during the Christmas Break to train with some of the local high schools. This was an amazing experience, and I learned a lot from this trip. Another amazing opportunity I was able to be a part of was that I qualified for the National Championships in New Brunswick that year along with three other athletes on the team.
If we just stay as kids That time I was younger, littler, but stronger than now. At that time I could fall down as many times possible, but in the next second I would be standing again. Is strange how people grow up, but can become weaker than before, that day I could almost die in that beach with that deep blue in my vision but right after I standup again and repeat the same thing. That was my first Surf experience, I made surf classes in Praia do Rosa with my brother while we were in our family road trip, from that trip the words “don’t stand in your knees” echoes in my head all time when I’m trying to surf or seeing someone surfing. The just one thing you can’t do when you are catching the wave.
In the beginning stages of her time in NXT, Banks was a very promising star in the making. She held the NXT Women’s Championship and lost it in the Match of the Year against Bayley. She also competed in the first women’s 30 minute Iron “Woman” match that was also highly praised. The self-proclaimed “Boss” worked her up to being one of the “Four Horsewomen”, the four women who were going to revolutionize the wrestling industry for all females. That was true until her ego started to get her in own way.
A dolphin bit a boy at the petting attraction while under the supervision of a SeaWorld Employee. Three weeks prior to this incident a six year old boy was also bitten at the same Dolphin Cove exhibit. OSHA did not present SeaWorld with a citation because no employees were injured in either situation. SeaWorld spokeswoman Becca Bides responded to the dolphin attack by stating that no changes would be made to the exhibit. The most recent incident involving a dolphin biting a patron occurred in 2012.
Bathany Hamilton is a young girl who loves to surf. Bathany has been surfing ever since she was a toddler. Bathany lives in Kauai, Hawaii. At the age of 13 Bathany was attacked by a doing something she loved. Bathany Hamilton was resilient because she went to rehab.
This is a story about Bethany Hamilton. Bethany was swimming one day and, she got attacked by a shark. Bethany’s friend Alana had come in the water to help her. Bethany was 13 years old when she got attacked. Bethany woke up in the hospital.
Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky was born in Bethesda, Maryland, March 17, 1997. Katie ledecky’s mother is Mary Ledecky, who swims for the university of new mexico, and her father, David Ledecky who is a therapist. As young Katie Ledecky got older, Katie Ledecky was influenced by her older brother, Michael Ledecky and her mother, Mary Ledecky, to start swimming. So at the young age of six, Katie Ledecky started swimming competitively, following her family members footsteps (her brother and her mother, the ones that I just mentioned), meanwhile, attending the elementary little flower school, then at age eleven, still swimming, she graduated from her middle school, and went on to her high school stone ridge school of the sacred heart, then
The story that made it around the world and back, caused quite the controversy about whether orcas should be putting on shows was the senior SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau. Brancheau was a top SeaWorld orca trainer and people say she was very upbeat about her job, always happy, and loved getting to be a trainer at SeaWorld. Brancheau died in February of 2010 from being pulled into the pool and being forced underwater. This would have been the third death performed by