My school counselor has done a lot to help me through these obstacles and barriers. First and foremost, my school counselor has helped me overcome my schedules over the course of the four years at Marinette High School. I am a very organized person and because
I have spent many years working to make my community safe and joyous place and in college I hope to do the same. Throughout my years as a Southampton High School student I have volunteered at various events, met new people, and tried my best to make the world a more content place. I have put in hundreds of hours and my entire heart into working to make our town the best it can be. As the Key Club President, Relay for Life Captain, and Class Representative I have learned the true meaning of what it means to be a leader and essentially a teacher. I have learned what it means to be a problem solver and to rise every time I fall.
I have already gotten to do that a lot through volunteering with National Honor Society. That organization showed me why it is crucial to help your community and also created a love of volunteerism within me. We can always do more though. Throughout my high school years I had the chance of doing a lot of work for my community and now I will get the chance to impact a new one. Since I will be leaving Jacksonville to go to college in Fayetteville, the only thing I can do for my old city is encourage its citizens to continue to better the city.
At this school, I observed an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist for nearly fifty hours. During this time, I observed treatment and evaluation sessions with a diverse group of students in kindergarten through fifth grade, even leading therapy for several of these sessions. Students I met experienced Down syndrome, autism, childhood apraxia of speech, language disorders, articulation disorders, and fluency disorders. Many of these students reminded me of my brother, reinforcing my desire to make a difference in their world. This experience showed me how to successfully implement treatment and opened my eyes to a setting where I would love to work.
Another person who has influenced me to go to college is my AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination) teacher, that since junior year of high school, has been there through SAT/ACT testing, in my college application process. She has been someone to motivate more to attend college because she sees potential in every single student, no matter what circumstance they are in. Going to The University of Texas at Arlington would be a form of payment to her for dedicating her time and
Quest Bridge Application Prompt #1 We are interested in learning more about you and the context in which you have grown up, formed your aspirations, and accomplished your academic successes. Please describe the factors and challenges that have most shaped your personal life and aspirations. How have these factors helped you to grow?
Scholarship Personal Statement Throughout high school, it has been my dream and aspiration to someday become a registered nurse, in the future. Nursing has always appealed to me, even though I do not understand the many facets of a nursing profession. I have always wanted to be involved in working in a healthcare setting as I spent numerous time in the hospital during my childhood, and for the birth of my daughter in 2015. I have been away from academic studies for 4 years, but I made the decision to return back. My intention of returning back to study is to build my language literacies and study skills that will assist me in a higher level of education and in achieving my aspiration of becoming a nurse in the future.
Personal Statement Since I was a child, I have shown great interest in exploring my surroundings. I was extremely eager to grasp every single piece of information into my growing brain. My family has always encouraged me to utilize my abilities to the fullest extent. As I grew, this passion became even bigger, and at those moments I came to an understanding that science will be my enjoyable hobby and my first and only career choice. When I was in my first year of medical school, I had to watch my cousin and best friend suffering because of Kidney Failure.
I have many goals I want to achieve throughout my life. However, the biggest goal I have set for me to accomplish is to become a pediatric nurse. I have been dreaming of this career since I was about eight years old, mainly because of my best friend. She was diagnosed with level four Cerebral Palsy at birth. The first thing that pulled me towards nursing was the way she would cheer up whenever I encouraged her.
The Volunteer Spirit is something I experience every single day with my immediate family and my volunteer family. Growing up in Tennessee, I have spent my whole life dreaming of attending and graduating The University of Tennessee as my four older siblings and grandad have done before me. The Volunteer Spirit, to me, means loving your fellow man, working hard, and possibly most importantly, loving Tennessee Volunteers Football! The Volunteers have always played a huge role in my life.
This scholarship will be able aid my family with my college finances tremendously. I am extremely driven to graduate from college with a Bachelors degree in Science of Nursing. I am a very determined student that does not give up easily and pushes themselves to the maximum ability just to ensure I get the grades I believe I deserve. I will not take this opportunity for granted, and I will make sure I take advantage of this scholarship by confirming that I will work hard in all of my classes to be able to master all the needs to become a Nurse. I will have tough challenges during this career path that I shall work hard to succeed in.
Although, I thoroughly enjoy working for Children’s Homecare especially the families I work for, I cannot advance my career without further education. In the last few years, I have found it difficult to work more hours, take care of my family and go to school. My husband works hard to provide for our family, nonetheless, in today’s world you need both parents working to financially make ends meet. I am scheduled to graduate May of 2018 from Stark State College with an associate’s degree in nursing. I plan to continue my education and work on my bachelor degree in nursing, while working as an RN.
That work ethic has been reflected through academic letters, band letters, placement in debate meets, leadership positions, and scholarships earned in high school. My work ethic was also reflected, as I became a recipient of the nationally recognized John Philip Sousa Band Award. The heart instilled by my parents also led to experiencing a taste of employment within my dream career field. On my own accord, after volunteering for a year, I found myself working as an intern at Crossroads Church. Not knowing what I truly wanted to do in the realm of music, I used the opportunity I was given to work in the field of Technical Arts.
Dusty Camp is definitely one of a kind. My time there was filled with interesting and informative events that were geared to our future success. I was offered a first hand look at what it takes to succeed in a University from a TAMIU professor. I still remember the five points for success that he articulated, and I took them to heart. Since beginning at TAMIU, I have followed his steps to the letter, buying my books, reading everyday before class, staying away from Rebecca, finding a real study group, and personally interacting with my professors.
Whenever the social workers would come to visit the children, I would always ask questions about their job and what it’s like to be able to help people. Growing up my whole life around social work, I really began to become fascinated by everything a social worker does. That’s how I decided this is the perfect career for me. I plan to thrive in college not just in the classroom,