The kids where bullied, pushed, spat on and called names. The Little Rock Nine were very young, brave, and strong kids for pushing through and finishing the school year. In conclusion, the Little Rock Nine used perseverance, passion, and bravery to become the first black students to attend an all-white school. These kids who went to Central High School, where very courageous in taking one of the first steps towards desegregation. Now it’s your turn to change how the world
Best Moment - Gatlinburg Tennessee. “Wake up Andrew, Almost time to leave.” Mom said as walking away from my door. I 've never been so awake and excited in my life. This is the first time we’ve ever gone to Gatlinburg Tennessee. The trip there was around 14 hours, stopping at a hotel on the way down.
For one, Lupe is a good leader is because she is smart. For example, she won the blue science. Also, she is the winner of the reading contest three summers in a row. In addition, she was the top student at her piano recital. Then, she was spelling bee champion in the school’s spelling bee.
Ruby Bridges was a smart little girl and she got great scores on her test. So she was able to go to the whites school. She was showing everyone that she can be smart enough to go to a white school. One example of integration is Ruby Bridges. She showed everyone that she could be as good as everyone else in the white school.
He picked the place to put the building in 1791. The cornerstone was laid in 1792. James Hoban was chosen to be the architect for the White House. Eight years into building the White House, President John Adams and his wife moved into the building, even though it was not finished. In
New York Genre 1 As a little girl I never had the desire, like most, to travel to New York, but here I am, 18 and living the dream in New York City. The day after I turned 18 I boarded a plane and was off to start my new adventure in New York. In my days in New York my eyes have been opened to how different things are in the city than back home in Utah and Idaho. It has definitely been a drastic change getting used to the homesickness, Mormonism in the city, transportation and the people of the city. Moving 2200 miles away from everything and everyone you’ve ever known on your first day of being an adult is terrifying.
Showing an act of astounding courage, Melba still went to an all white school despite the traumatic experience. Lots of very realistic dialogues stood out to me but when the segregationists crowded central high on the first day and were screaming “Niggers, go home! Niggers, go back where you belong!” (Pg.35) I felt a pang in my heart as someone of my own family was hearing those cruel words. Despite hearing those kinds of words every day and still standing up what she believed in is what true courage is all about. In conclusion, Warriors Don’t Cry is a memoir that will help you get motivated and believe that if there is will there is a way.
Rosa Parks is one of the most influential women of the 21st century, Rosa is remembered for her bravery and her courage in the face of discrimination. Rosa sparked a boycott of bus transportation in Montgomery Alabama, a turning point in the civil rights movement lead by renowned civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Not only did Rosa Parks inspire a group of people who had been discriminated against for hundreds of years but also inspired countless people to take a stand against it and fight for their rights. There is no doubt that Rosa parks was courageous but it is what she did with that courage to become one of the most influential people in the 21st century. I chose Rosa Parks for this essay because she was one of the most well known
This scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for students of GVSU, and I am honored to be considered for this scholarship. I believe that I am a great applicant for this scholarship, and that I deserve this scholarship. One reason I deserve this scholarship is because of my strong academic courses. Throughout my high school career, I pushed myself academically by taking a total of 10 AP classes and 7 honors classes. These classes were all challenging, yet I pushed through with determination to complete the classes to the best of my ability.
Becoming part of the school’s National Honor Society proves to me that all the years of struggle, determination, and hard work has definitely paid off. In addition to becoming a member of my school’s NHS, I was also elected as President of the French Honor Society, received 6 Silver Honor Roles certificates since 8th grade, and was also given the “Best Student” award in IB Business HL. To me, all of these achievements portray my growth since my struggles in middle school. Developing myself and seeing positive results is one of the best feelings in the world - it made me realize how effective and powerful it is to really desire