Currently, at Pasadena City College (PCC), I am a student who is part of the Honors program and is committed to his academics. The Honors program has enriched my learning experience through rigorous objectives and challenging assignments that undoubtedly have contributed to my knowledge, character, and drive. I have, for example, accomplished four honors English courses and done the honors assignments for each: from creating a short story to creating a poem that commemorates The Great War, I have passed the classes with A 's. However, it has been more than the grades, it is also knowledge and wisdom that I have gained in completing the classes. Moreover, at PCC, I have the opportunity to be the treasurer for the Psychology Club, which has taught me valuable lessons on how to run a club and work efficiently with team members.
Instilling a sense of pride in your identity is valuable for people reflect from their history to know where they are going and based on their heritage of where they have been. It is interesting that the generations of family members have passed down the importance of traditions, holiday’s and family values that each have contributed to my sense of identity. Persons who have had the greatest impact on my life are my Mother and Father. In many ways having strong role models directly in my life gave me the courage to make difficult decisions. Having formed an opinion of what goals to achieve provided direction and an ethical base to live my life by.
An amazing example of this is my youth pastor, Jamal Wright. His passion for God, youth, success and life inspires me. He also grew up with only his mother. Through his example I am encouraged to create my own path, instead of growing up to follow in the steps of a father. A path that leads me to my passions and helps me open doors not only for myself, but those around me.
My involvement in Science Olympiad includes my position as president of the club. As president of Science Olympiad, I am responsible for running practices and supporting my teammates in preparing for their events, all while preparing for my own events. I provide advice to my teammates for how to tackle studying for a certain topic or building a certain system, along with resources to solve problems on their own, and advocate for their needs to the team’s coach. My involvement in math team includes my position as vice president of math team and my selection onto Chicago’s regional math team. I lead my school’s math team by performing well, as evidenced by rankings in the state, and by organizing the efforts of my team.
“The best part of what I do professionally is the ability to take action in more than one way,” Reed Oliver said. “I am able to provide concrete answers and support for each student’s individual needs, kind of like tailor making a suit in the form of education, specifically designed to fit each diverse student just right.” Reed Oliver is currently working on several big projects, including the development of a diversity flag display that will represent the diversity of L&C’s students, faculty and staff, the expansion of L&C’s international studies program, and reigniting L&C’s gospel choir. Reed Oliver graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Education Administration and Leadership from SIUE. She is a member of the Alton Community Awareness Panel and Women Empowering Women of Reliance Bank. She is also an inspirational and motivational
Spiritual Journey In all life matters spiritually plays an important role in personal and professional development. It provides people with power and inspiration to overcome difficulties, solve problems, and focus on aspects of life that are valuable to them. Recently, I am in the place where spirituality is an important part of my journey to find the answers to most of my questions. Indeed, spiritually plays an important role in personal and professional development. It provides people with power and inspiration to overcome difficulties, solve problems, and focus on aspects of life that are valuable to them (Van Hook et al., 2002).
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.
Currently, I am part of the Deerfield/Cambridge cross country varsity team as we seek to return to the Division two state championship for the second year in a row. With my running background, I plan to join a running clubs and to also encourage physical activity around the university. I will help to lead this movement towards being physically active by understanding the sciences behind the body. I am currently involved in both AP Biology and Advanced Chemistry at my school and I have always loved science classes. Within my science classes, I have found a passion for engineering and problem solving that cannot be matched.
Even when I get home from work late, I still give 110% to my studies. Besides my family, my academics are the most important thing to me. I also feel that I am the right person for this organization because of my leadership roles at Dairy Queen. Every time that a new employee is hired I am expecting to train and mentor them. Not only have I been a leader at work, but I have also been a teacher at my church every summer and during vacation Bible school.
I study diligently and attempt to use all of my acquired skills to succeed at everything which I do. Surprisingly the most helpful course which I am taking is “Achieving Academic Success”. This course has allowed me to do research on my careers required skill set. I am developing skills which are needed to become a successful speech therapist, so of which are versatility, resourcefulness, and communication skills. NOW LET US MOVE TO THE FUTURE After I obtain my Associate’s Degree from JCTC, I plan to go to attend the University of Kentucky, Murray State University, or Western Kentucky University.
Through my relationship with Christ, I have learned who I really am and know my purpose in life. Simply put, it is through service to others that one finds an identity; consequently, enriching the community becomes the only sensible mission in life. This is why I am grateful for the Beyond the Bridges Ministry. It gives legs to my personal mission and allows me to bless the community through service. First, BTB allows me to serve as a mentor, encouraging and aiding men who seek the same success I was desperate to find.
With all of my reasons why I want to further my education the most important reason is so I can give back to my family and community one day. Upward Bound has taught me so many valuable lessons and how to manage my time wisely. The people that helped me at school and club have made me want to further my education and come back with a college degree. Mr.Hardeman showing me what hard work can do for you and pursue your goals. This is why I want to further my schooling and make all of these people proud and show them that accomplish everything they believe I can
I definitely believe that I fit into Cor Jesu’s chapter of NHS. I have participated in many service opportunities and leadership positions, and while those both demonstrate what my participation in NHS would be if I am accepted, but I am also honest, responsible, kind, respectful, and helpful. The main reason I am applying for NHS is so that I can help others by serving my community, and I can achieve this by using my gifts and character. One of my most inspiring service opportunities that I have participated in was at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services during my freshman year. While I was at Cardinal Ritter, I took the patients to and from mass and played Bingo with them.
My life has been a struggle at times, but my hard work, self-confidence, and eternal passion for my education and my community will outstandingly prepare me to be a successful member of this community at East Carolina University. I have had many different educational experiences that I feel have been beneficial for me. These things include Advance Placement and Honors classes, clubs, and volunteering for different organizations. I am a hardworking and challenging student, who likes to take Advance Placement and Honors classes and challenge herself. I have taken 3 AP classes previously, and currently enrolled in 2 for senior year of high school.