With the resources that would be provided to me by being a Schulich leader, I would be able to help others to the maximum of my abilities. I am hard working and take joy in helping others. This allows me to inspire people to also help others. My Academic Track Records, my financial need, and my extensive community involvement all make me a great Schulich Leader.
Jim Valvano knew how to target you with motivation when going through tough times because, he was going through one of the hardest times someone could go through in their life life. He had tumors throughout his body, but he still managed to have a smile on his face to try and make someone else 's day better, because that was the type of man that he was. Jim Valvano gave everything he had at every moment he had in his life. He was a top 3 college basketball player, he was a top 10 coach of all time in college basketball, he was an unbelievable sports broadcaster at espn, and finally he was a mentor. Jim Valvano was a mentor in many different ways that can not even be explained he was just that type of person trying to help out other people in the world that no one will ever be like.
Here at the Saratoga Springs chapter of NHS, we place tremendous value in the efforts of individuals to not only make a difference that they wish to see but also inspire others to do the same. With this in mind, it is my pleasure to introduce our guest speaker, Mr. Dave Brown. A graduate of Le Moyne University, Mr. Brown has become one of the most respected and highly regarded members of our Saratoga Springs Community. Whether teaching about his favorite President, James K. Polk, or dauntlessly leading his girls volleyball team into a sectional match, I have never failed to see Mr. Brown give less than one hundred percent. In my experience in his United States History course, I saw Mr. Brown’s ability to connect with each of his students.
Besides being a great military hero, Jack Lummus was an outstanding athlete. He attended Ennis High School, but he was forced to leave due to a bad illness. Later on, he finished his high school education at Texas Military College. At both schools, Jack Lummus was stand-out performer in his sports. He played football and baseball.
Lou Gehrig elaborately appealed to his audience by showing his gratitude for them; meanwhile, expressing the gravity of his disease, however also illuminating the situation by reflecting on the positives, rather than dwelling on the negatives. Lou Gehrig captures the audience’s emotions, as well as their attention,
When his family were searching to find him an extraordinary college to play basketball for it was exhausting. They were investigating to find a fantastic college with a good basketball program like Duke, UNC, Virginia Tech, and other ACC teams. Coaches from enormous colleges judged Stephen Curry. Coaches said that he was to small and to weak to play for gigantic colleges. Then Stephen Curry found a college called Davidson Wildcats coached by Bob McKillop.
He succeeds in creating these complex personalities that many can relate to by using a myriad of tones to illustrate every aspect of those engaged, such as their childhood, their family, or their emotions. For instance, Bobby Rupp, Nancy’s boyfriend and Perry Smith, one of the slayers, represent two individuals who readers commiserate with due to their distinctive characterization. Capote presents Bobby Rupp as the “school basketball hero”, and “dependable” for his age; Capote not only highlights his maturity, but also his emotional condition after the homicides. The readers understand that Bobby loves Nancy dearly, and her loss shocks him as demonstrated through Capote’s text: “He was ill, that grief had made him so, that grief had drawn a circle around him he could not escape from and others could not enter”
During this most important game in the history of college basketball, Coach Don Haskins shattered racial barriers and encouraged the Texas Miners to succeed against all odds, while Martin Luther King, Jr. influenced and paved the way for the desegregation of schools and other institutions and the landmark legislation, the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act (History.com staff, 1996). Through self-discipline, hard work, and bonding together as a team, Coach Haskins formed a team that withstood violence, discrimination, verbal abuse, and death threats and triumphed to expose and reduce racism in basketball and society. The film’s sports suspense illustrates how the Miners paved the road for future generations to play in a league that was thought to be mainly for white people; thus, today basketball is a sport that is predominantly played by black players. Additionally, African Americans began to be treated more equally in
Later in life, I realized that Mr. King did a lot of African-Americans, he had many other important influential messages. His message was about the racial equality and the economic equality. Everyone in the states really deserved a good amount of money so they can support themselves and their families. His last speech was in support of the bus driver 's strike which is located in Memphis, Tennessee. While Mr. King was in Memphis for that trip in 1968, a man shot him on a balcony outside of his motel room.
In “The Courting of Marvin Clark” Marvin had a difficult decision between attending a college he believed in or one that could produce the most successful athlete out of him. Marvin visited numerous universities so he could see which one fit his wants and needs the best. His high school basketball coaches, that he put all of his faith in, believed that he needed to attend The University of Indiana because it produced more NBA players, but Marvin felt that Michigan State had the same family morals as him since his family was most important to him. Marvin trusted in Tom Izzo, Michigan State’s head basketball coach, the most out of any college coach which greatly affected him deciding on going to MSU. Marvin’s trust was the deciding factor for his entire
He showed his leadership in many things that he did. Leaders are role models, and Cal Ripken Jr. is an example to all his fans of what it means to be a leader and a servant (Williams, P. 2015). Character His streak ended at a great 2,632 games in 1998 and the amazing "Iron Man" started missing games to injuries due to his age. However, he still had more memorable moments, like when he got his career hit No. 3,000 early in the 2000 season.
Like a sudden wild fire, the pain exploded through his leg and up into his gut” (89, Kingsbury). At that moment Derrick could have decided he was done for the season, but instead he worked through the pain as long as he could and was able to help the team when they needed him the most. Derrick Anderson’s greatest desire is also his greatest fear. When Derrick’s youngest son was hours before his death, Lee asked his dad if he would win one more Super Bowl, just for him. Derrick promised the young, lifeless young boy his greatest wish.
Nixons speech given in September 23rd 1952 was given with the purpose of clearing his name. His speech consisted mostly of the perspective he wanted others to have of him. Consequently Nixon beach touch the viewers and provided his path for success. The drunken fish in from Nexus Speech leave the audience to believe that he is a man who is trusted by many such as a common and simple man. In line 11 he state I senator Nixon as a way to remind the audience that other people trust the important decisions he has made.
In conclusion, most people overwhelmingly believe JFK’S assassination was unjustified. John F. Kennedy brought positive change to America. JFK was a very popular president, and was loved and admired by many. Examples of him bringing change to America include significant foreign policy contributions such as creating the peace corps and successfully leading the United States through the Cuban Missile Crisis in addition to passing the civil rights bill. (Ask.com) His death will always have some mystery to it.