National Honor Society Application Essay

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National Honor society was established to recognize outstanding high school students. National Honor society recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of academic success, leadership, character and service. I should be in National Honor Society because I think I represent a lot of the qualities needed to be in this organization. Throughout my years in high school, I have been very involved in the band program here at Langham Creek. As a freshman, I started out in Concert 2 band. Concert 2 is one of the lowest bands in the program. When I first entered the program, I had wanted to quit. However, after a while, I grew to really enjoy band. I started practicing more and put in more effort with what I did. I was first chair in concert 2, which is the principal player. At the end of the year for auditions, I decided to try out for Symphonic band, the top band in our school. Because I was in one of the last bands, a lot of people told me this would be very difficult to do. When the results came in I found out I had made symphonic. I was very proud of myself with how much I had improved within just a year. I even got the Academic Excellence for Concert 2 band award at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. Along with this, I have received many band awards including Marcher of the week, …show more content…

I have been enrolled in all core K level classes every year, and this year I am in two dual credit classes. I have never received anything lower than a B on a report card in my high school career. I believe that I manage to balance my time between band and school very well, which can sometimes be difficult. I am also one of the librarians in my band, which is the person who is in charge of all the music we receive. I also help the directors with various tasks for the band. It sometimes takes up a lot of time, but I still manage to balance the time between my academics and band

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