National Honor Society Essay

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When I was chosen by my teachers to apply to be a member of National Honor Society, I was very honored. This honor is very dear to me and is further validation that I have demonstrated my willingness to work hard, help others and be a contributing member of society. I believe that I possess the qualities to be an asset to this organization because of my hard work, morals, respect, academic excellence, leadership and service to the community. These qualities have been noticed by the teachers around me and I thank my parents for instilling these attributes in me at such a young age. My academic achievements have not always been easy for me. I have worked countless hours to assure that I can be a student that not only I am proud of but others …show more content…

I volunteer with the Shriners, helping every year with their annual golf outing. Although I am too young to remember, I was a patient at Shriner Hospital in Erie. It is my way of giving back, even if it is just a small token of my appreciation for what they have done for me. Their are so many children that the Shriner doctors and nurses treat every year, I am blown away the more I learn about them. It is an honor to me to be able to give my Saturday to raise money to help others. Camo Cares is another organization that I am very involved with. The event is held every year and money is raised to send children with life-threatening illnesses and wounded veterans on a Hunt of a Lifetime. Just the mere fact that I was asked to be a part of this is overwhelming. It is a heart-wrenching experience each year, one that I will never forget. It teaches me to be thankful and unselfish each time I dedicate my time to help others. I believe that I would be an asset to the National Honor Society at Keystone and I have demonstrated the qualities of a member that you would be proud to have. My skills and abilities have allowed me to be a contributing member of society and help others along the way. My academic achievements and participation in extracurricular activities speak for themselves. Each experience has developed my character and has made me a better person. I will

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