practices every day for the competition in the, and she shows how it all pays off at the end when. Lupe is super smart and she shows it a lot at the beginning. One example the author stated at beginning. That she was the winner at her local library reading contest in the summer three time in a row. You would have to be very dedicated to reading to be a young girl and win three times and in a row.
Stephanie Allmon of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram said in one of her articles, “The perky pixie-size gymnast with the wide-tooth smile famously became the first female to grace the cover of a Wheaties cereal box; She remains one of the most popular athletes of all time.”(news.msn.com) Mary Lou Retton is known for many achievements in her gymnastics career including her “Perfect 10” vault, youngest inductee in The Hall of Fame, and many medals in the 1984 Summer Olympics. Her life-changing career started when she was only 4 years old. Retton’s many accomplishments like her “Perfect 10” had a big impact on society. (biography.com) Mary Lou Retton wanted to become a gymnast since she first saw Nadia Comăneci on their family television. She was born to Lois and Ron Retton on January 24,1968 in Fairmont, West Virginia.
Carly takes tutoring lessons from Ronald, after school every day. Carly doesn’t want to join Mr. Lettich’s class because all the people in that class are really smart and she hates Mr. Lettich. Her parents think it is a great idea for her. They think her scores will increase by going to his classes. Carly thinks she needs a really smart teacher to help her study and pass this SAT test.
Jordan wasn’t always a cynical, untrustworthy, insolent, and careless person that she is in the story, she used to be a nice, caring, mostly truthful girl that lived in Albany, New York. When Jordan was ten years of age she enjoyed playing with friends outside, looking pretty, and working hard at school. She had high grades in all of her classes except science, she would often forgot names of cells or make a mess with the experiments when she dropped the beakers out of fear of ruining her clothes. Jordan’s main friends were Daisy, Sarah, and John. They would often play at a park when they were younger, but now they just go to diners and
“I embraced my role as the insubordinate who sleepwalked her way through the 30-minute mile. The mediocre grades I consistently received in PE were anchors that weighed down my otherwise spotless academic record.” Megan was a slacker when it came to physical education and when she joined wrestling she thought she would achieve something great just like her father did. She may have failed all those times wrestling, but she achieved something great for herself. “I still wrestle from time to time, but exclusively for sexual purposes. I still lose every time.
She is always positive and happy. Some students think it’s all for an act, but that doesn 't get to her. She is on the girls basketball and softball team. Despite her being good at sports, she is really clumsy. She tries to be careful, but she stills ends up on the floor everyday.
Jasmin is my old sister she is two years older than me even though we have are ups and downs, she means the world to me. She has very curly hair that makes her look like a lion at times. She is a very outgoing person in high school she was a cheerleader and she won homecoming queen her senior year I look up to her a lot. Growing up it was just always me my sister Jasmin and my little brother Antonio and mom being a single mother we learn to get along most of the time. By being sister and having to share things we would fight but I have learned that nobody can ever take her place.
For example, she would go to school everyday and be unable to write because “Ball always would sharpen her pencils until they were gone and she couldn't afford pencils” (Lucille Ball). She left high school at age 15 to pursue her dreams of being an actress (Lucille Ball). Lucille Ball started getting jobs as an actress between the ages of 16-21(Lucille Ball). As a result, Lucille Ball became an actress by pursuing her dreams and being in a lot of successful shows and movies, like one show called “I Love Lucy.” Many people admire Lucille Ball for her ability to still become an actress without going to college. For example, Lucille
All I can remember was that there was this one girl on my team who always hogged the ball, so that did not really help the cause. My dad was also one of those parents who screamed at their child while they were on the court. As I played more often, I became to be a pretty decent player. Meanwhile my family moved to North Liberty, and I got very nervous about starting basketball. As I got back into playing again, I started at the North Liberty rec league.
Julia Young English 1010 Larson, P.3 Personal Narrative The professional boxer Muhammad Ali once said, “I hated every minute of training, but i said ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion.’ ” This quote became relatable the moment I looked back on the start of my cheerleading “career”. My older sister Aarika cheered for Brighton while I was in 7th grade, she tried convincing me for months to join a team and finally I agreed. I wasn’t very excited, I wasn’t thrilled having to be thrown into something I didn’t know anything about, and I was absolutely terrified about being the “new girl” on the team. I remember that first practice, walking into the gym and being shaken by the loud blaring music and girls running around
Jordan Ashford would describe herself as determined, outgoing, athletic, artistic and family oriented. Academics are extremely important to Jordan; she has won many awards recognizing her for her grades and achievements, such as her induction into Spanish Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society. Setting her goal of having a 4.0 gpa all four years of high school has allowed her to maintain a 3.9 gpa in her past two years of high school. Jordan started sports at the age of four; she did competitive cheerleading for seven years and middle school cheerleading for two years. Following this, she began taking gymnastics lessons and was then asked to join a competitive gymnastics team, which she did for 2 years.