I am a young woman currently on the brink of adulthood, intrigued and motivated by the potential of the world around me. I am an independent, creative thinker, and am dedicated to my school and home community. Over the past two years, I have completed more than 400 hours of community service working to engage youth in global issues, sustainability, and health. I have coached youth soccer, providing a role model for young soccer players, while tutoring refugee students in her school. I strive to be as involved in my community as my studies permit.
Problem/Need: The FFA camp for our FFA district has been hosted for many years. Every year FFA students from our FFA district attend this camp. Its purpose is to help students establish leadership qualities and allows them to interact with new people. They have recently contacted FFA advisors from the district asking for donations for a new charcoal grill.
Matthew was able to meet peers and build friendships through this weekly activity. In April Matthew participated in his first Track and Field Meet at Hannibal High School. Matthew had several family members present to watch him compete.
The Northeast Conference sponsored a speaker to present to the student-athletes here at Robert Morris University. The speaker was Dr. Derek Greenfield, who is a motivational speaker specializing in inclusive excellence and positive change. Dr. Greenfield travels around the country speaking to people about improving relations among groups of diverse individuals. At Robert Morris, his goal was to bring the athletic department together as a whole by helping everyone to become more accepting of others, therefore bringing the athletes together much like a family. This is important because studies show that athletes who feel accepted and important among their peers perform better in his or her particular sport.
Being able to see their contributions to Camp Shawnee like the bunk beds and mattress in the camp, they built tables for the new Craft Room, and screening in the gazebo by the lake. Being with (CAP), I felt like my opinion mattered especially when it came down to social media, the Mt. Spirit magazine, creating images for Canva, and the weekly meeting with Mr. Clay, Mrs. Tina and I. (CAP) is an organization that is very friendly even with Mr. Guy Adams, the president and chief executive officer of CAP, Phyllis Caudill, the assistant vice president of philanthropy. Everyone that I have met at (CAP) has been so nice and accepting and willing to help me with anything. Mrs. Bryson has taught me so many lessons when it comes to public relations, especially when writing press release and learning various ways of writing a press release, even gaining the skill of turning an interview into a press release, being able to use BurrellesLuce, Canva, SmugMug, and creating a Media List, even when posting images on Instagram and the word usage. She made sure that I understood the basics of (CAP) and what they stand
I helped out with students during their lessons. I was able to work with the same student for several weeks, and I looked forward to seeing their improvements each week. It was such an eye-opening experience for me to see just how much the riding affected the students and helped with their conditions. During my time as a volunteer, I gained a lot of knowledge on the effects of therapeutic riding and how beneficial it can be to the disabled. (94) Handling systemic challenges: Describe your experiences facing or witnessing discrimination.
Looking back on my four years as an FFA member of the New Lexington FFA Chapter, I can name several skills I’ve learned that I truly believe got me to where I am today. I remember my freshman self. Too nervous and shy to stand up and say the FFA motto in front of my Plant and Animal Science class. Twelve short words to recite for bonus points in class. I knew it, but was just too shy to stand up.
After attending this school for almost two years and hearing their mantras daily, I have become more adept in applying these to overcome problems. Teachers, mentors, and principals encourage us to identify when we use these on a daily basis, and when I think of challenges where I have had to apply these, one specific incident comes to mind. Last summer, I volunteered in my church’s summer camp. One major thing that separates us from other camps is that teenagers are in charge of practically all the functions in the camp. We plan every hour of every week, manage a budget, make reservations, practically become surrogate parents, but with more expectations.
This volunteer experience allowed me to implement servant leadership principles including, listening, empathy, stewardship and commitment to the growth of others and building of the community. Speaking with and listening to the donors, has shown me the importance in taking the time to learn the stories of others and how as servant leaders,
Introduction To date I have completed three classes and one group facilitation exam for this semester. The aim of this assignment is to demonstrate my personal and professional learning for the duration of the module. It will discuss the definition of group work; how I planned for my group exercise; it will outline my learning as a facilitator and observer for a thirty minute exercise. I will use Bruce Tuckman 's five stage group development model to outline the stages of the group process.
This seminar will help our future generations make just decisions and treat the people around them with respect. To measure the success rate of this event, students who attended the seminar can take a survey and discuss what they have learned during the seminar. The students who really enjoyed their stay can write an essay on why they would like to come back and volunteer the next year. Only twenty volunteer spots would be available for returning students. The students who attend this seminar will likely influence others around them to treat others in a just manner and think about the fairness of their
Peer helpers tutor younger students that have trouble and help them with any problem that they might have. SGA and NJHS both help out around the school . they help organize and set up such school events like the German fest and the dance. One last thing that I love about this school, is that we receive a great religious education. we attend daily religion classes and we attend Mass every Friday.
She elicited parent to volunteer in the classroom. 4d – Miss Hannan participated in twice a week grade team meetings. She was an active participant at these meetings, discussing and sharing strategies and resources. During band concert rehearsals, Miss Hannan assisted students to help them prepare for the school wide event. Miss Hannan attended several district and school-wide professional developing training sessions on literacy, math, student engagement and mediation.
“It taught me values”, “It taught me maturity”, “I’ve met and become friends with people in this program that I never would’ve associated with before”, “You gave us stuff we can use in the real world, like interviews, speaking skills, politics”, “Taught me self-respect and how to respect others”, “PT”, “It taught me about values and how to get along in life”, “It forces me to think about my future.” These quotes are from the Cadets of Somerset’s JROTC Program in Pennsylvania. The program needed “$65,000 re-occurring commitment by the April 12 (school board meeting) to begin the program again next year.” Rita Halverson, author of dailyamerican.com. This article is from April 08, 2011, meaning this website has been up for a rough four years and nine months.
“Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience. " How will you embody this vision as a future physical therapist? “ I can feel my pinchers!” These were the words of a young child during a summer camp session at the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City. The look on his face as he pinched his fingers together and began dropping the little beads into a bucket was one that I will never forget.