Because of Missy 's mindset her coach had stuck with her. Her good attitude throughout the sport encourages and helps her and her teammates to try to become the best athletes possible. "And the swimming star has also had an effect closer to home, as her team-mates reveal how the 17 year-old 's high spirits spur them on to try and match her standards." () A constructive outlook has helped Missy come to the point she is currently at. It has also continued to push her and her teammates to score better and always compete.
I have never been the best volleyball player out there. However, that has never stopped me from working to be the best player I can be. I have spent hours in the gym doing private lessons to work with a coach one on one to improve my game. I have spent hours with personal trainers working to improve my speed, jumping, strength, and all the things that come becoming a better athlete. Because of this hard work, I lettered varsity my freshman year at Crown Point, and I was placed on the varsity Munster volleyball team.
My high school drill team director—Gina Rhoden—has impacted my life in a positive way. Through her advice and the example of her character she has inspired me to work hard to achieve my goals, to never be lazy, and to be more confident. Mrs. Gina puts in so much effort towards our drill team and all of her hard work and dedication is inspiring. Sometimes goals can seem unreachable, but Mrs. Gina has reassured me that the sky’s the limit. One of my goals in drill team is to be flexible and strong enough to kick my face.
Each morning, I would commute with my mother on her way into work. Afterwards, she dropped me off at the pool to enjoy camaraderie of longtime friends. These combined experiences motivated me to become a Lifeguard. Growing up, I both admired and befriended while assisting in disassembling pool equipment. I enjoy helping others; I found that through my volunteer service, however, a Lifeguard needs other characteristics to succeed.
Keep it up! Breena Breena is an active participant in gym class. In volleyball she showed great ability at setting, bumping and serving. Breena showed leadership during her volleyball unit by providing tips and helping his classmates during games. Keep it
Serving in this capacity she has exhibited great drive, developing and administering a bevy of initiatives such as the SMARTS faculty/ staff mentoring program, Project Finish Line, and Early Alert Intervention. Her efforts have yielded positive results such as a nearly 90% fall-to-spring mentee persistence rate with the SMARTS program and the reclamation and graduation of several students via Project Finish Line. Cynthia Calhoun’s presence is a fixture at the Student Welcome Center which assists thousands of students as they are attempting to navigate through the uncertainties of a new term. On a personal note I have found Cynthia to be very cordial and compassionate. She has always had an open door policy, welcoming my company and has been an overflowing well of information.
One goal I have been working for is being selected for the National Honor Society. It has been an honor to be considered for the NHS. Working hard as a freshman and as a sophomore has eventually paid off. Team work, hard work, and success are how I would define NHS. I believe I would be a valuable addition to the NHS committee because I have the ability to set examples and exceed
Susan Madrigal is an alumnus from UC Merced, with a degree in psychology and Latin. She is currently a student affairs officer at Le Grand High School and has been working there for the past three years. She has been helping students achieve their success in helping them towards their college career goals. Having spent so much time in using writing in her career, she became the ideal person to interview. Susan has a compelling and hard work personality and presents many characteristics of having good research and writing skills as well as being a critical thinker to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information.
However, I realized my love and desire for the sport, which aided me to overcome this emotional scar by avowing to focus on becoming an even better player. The summer following my sophomore year I had a running routine, eating regimen, and training that I followed to make myself stronger. During that season my teammates, coaches, and fans took notice of my new motivation, I was always sent out to cover the best players on the other team. I was so focused that I emulated defensive plays of the US Women’s soccer team and played every game like it was the championship game of the season; because of my determination that season I receive the MVP award. Later, after winning the award I recognized that I did not only train harder for the award, but I worked harder because I had matured in my love for soccer and in my personal life to prove to myself that nothing is impossible.
Liz said "I felt like I had wings. I felt like I could do anything, she says." Gladwell’s Ten Thousand Hour Rule can also be observed Murray’s life. This was where she worked hard her whole life to get successful. The journey from being homeless to Harvard graduate proves that practice and determination changed her life and she learned good lessons from her experience.
My student, Paula Wentley, is in the process of applying to the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with the goal of pursuing an undergraduate degree in Nursing. She is an exemplary student who demonstrates solid ethics in the academic, social, and personal aspects of her life. Aside from being an extremely hard worker, Paula shows promise and aptitude in the health sciences. This year, Paula ran for Vice President of the Health Occupations Students of America student club. She received the most votes and officially won the election.
As a member of FPC’s future problem solvers and community problem solvers club I have embraced and enhanced my problem solving and critical thinking skills to allow myself to lead my peers. My pivotal leadership role as a Varsity captain for FPC’s Girls Lacrosse speaks volumes as to how my coaches and teammates view me. As a mentor to other players on my team I aid them on and off the field; offering a friendship they can confide in, and tips/tricks they can use to improve their skills. I work with my peers in various clubs to help better them in any way I can. I greatly understand the importance of bettering our school.