Therefore, I never learned to do things on my own, especially important events like obstacles and challenges. Having a younger sister allowed me to take care of myself without others assisting me the whole way through and to watch out for others. I slowly adjusted to the “role model” my parents wanted me to become, someone my younger sister could to look up to. I began helping my family in numerous ways such as entertaining my younger sister, feeding her, and keeping her away from potential hazards. I, like many older siblings, am committed to helping younger peers grow and adjust to the high school life by giving advice and comfort.
For instance, I did wrestling in high school and I became one of the captains during my senior year. I learn the essence of leadership and what it meant to be a leader for others. I serve as a role model through my diligence and discipline at not only practices and meets, but also during school. I motivated my teammates on and off the mat through my academic excellence. I am now currently the president of the Filipino student association at Houston Baptist University.
I knew how that I belonged to something and it gave me the strength to believe I can do anything”, (138). Not to mention that, Rosie belong to her father’s new family and her Aunt Tia’s family because those are the only families that supported Rosie when she is in the orphanage. Also, as long Rosie gets support, she will always strive for success and overcome so many hardships in her life and keep moving forward in her life. Overall, if Rosie doesn’t get support, she has to make her own support or she will lose herself and go into her id or corrupt side and do anything necessary to get what she wants in life or
DECA is an amazing organization that has signified accomplishment and opportunity for me for three years now. At the beginning of this year when I joined DECA, I knew I wanted to be heavily involved in the organization, but I had a voice in the back of my head saying that someone else could do it better than me and I could never accomplish tasks that would be asked of me, and I held back. Becoming a leadership delegate for DECA district 11 and the state of Missouri is one of the greatest things that has come from pushing myself out of my comfort zone. Prior to applying and interviewing, I chose to try leadership delegate as a competitive event because I didn’t believe I was good enough to compete in a traditional event. I soon learned that being a leadership delegate would be a much more influential experience than I imagined.
I didn 't have the nicest things but I had the necessities which she could provide me with. My mother is what sparked the flame which drives me to want to help families in need. I don 't just want to help families in need, I want to help single mothers I want to build a shelter which helps single mothers on their feet. Im going to continue setting my standards high in hopes that I inspire someone to pursue their dreams. I hope to leave a long lasting impact on my community.
On the school-level, I commend myself as a good leader being a class officer of the Student Council in my Freshman and Sophomore years of High School. As a Student Council member, I need to promote activities, such as Spring Fest and SpeakOut, as well as make sure the students’ voices are conveyed to the Administration. I have helped organize events such as SpeakOut last year and the upcoming IdeaCon this year. Moreover, I am in charge of my grade’s finances, including fundraising to donate to a charity and fees for Prom. A few fundraising events in which our council has carried out include a Tie-Dye booth, countless bake sales, raffles, and the Color Fest.
Throughout my high school career, I was forced into many situations where I was challenged to connect with my peers and serve as a role model for future students. Whether it be my involvement in the school marching band, or helping students in community tutoring sessions, I have always made it my goal to better the people around me through my own efforts. Throughout my high school career, I have put forth my best effort to connect with my peers, transform individuals, and make a difference in my community. Joining the school marching band at the beginning of my freshman year of high school was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I’ve spent hundreds of hours working with my peers, building friendships while working toilsomely to perfect one show each year.
You must study and become educated” Two years ago, at her mother’s deathbed, Maria promised she would not give up her dream of getting a good education" ‘(P 1. L 36-41) In this quote we can see when she makes the promise to her mother. Her mother believes she is different and therefore has the opportunity to get an education. She does not want her daughter to end up like the others with no education. Every choice Maria makes henceforward is based on that promise she made to her mother.
I was no longer the shy girl in class, but I was much more confident and even gained new friends. From a young age, I learned to be very independent, and this independence has led me to gain leadership skills that have proven valuable in school. As Vice-President of National Honor Society, I have helped take charge of more than a hundred members and helped direct and organize community service events. Such as the Harvest Fall Festival or visiting nursing homes
I am the first in my family to go to college and with that being said, I have always felt the pressure to be the best role model and example for my younger sisters. Growing up, my parents have always been really strict on me, more than they have been with my younger sisters. I never really understood why, until now two months after my fathers’ death. My fathers’ dream was always to see his three daughters graduate with a college degree. Both of my parents, especially my father always expressed to me the importance my education, for my future.
I would be a good fit in the Roger Williams University Honors program for a multitude of reasons. I obtain the qualities of someone who is ready to become a leader, as well as the best version of myself possible.I have participated in multiple activities, clubs, and service projects throughout my life. A few qualities that make me a suitable candidate would be, my motivation, dependability, and ability to put others before myself. During my four years at Sandwich High School, I was involved in numerous clubs and activities. This can be shown on my application;however, that list does not show the impact it had on me.
Ronald Reagan once said, "In the end, it all comes down to leadership." Since I was raised by a single mom, I learned independence early on in my life. This independence led to my ambition, confidence, people skills, and need to help others; these are all vital qualities of a leader. Just like every life-long skill, leadership is taught through experience. August 15, 2014: I got a call from a mother who had seen my babysitting ad at the local market.
Furthermore, I lead some of my classes, teaching them how do some of the work while having patience and confidence as I help them. I want to join National Honor Society for several reasons. I want to gain more leadership experiences as I surround myself with people have have the same academic goals as me. This club has volunteering
I will help motivate my peers to take on more community and school service projects. I am not afraid to break out of my comfort zone to benefit those around me. The past two years I have worked to come out of my comfort zone and try new things. This lead me to many clubs and extracurricular activities that I know enjoy. For example, I am an active member of the FPC band.