Throughout my four years of high school, I have kept myself occupied by participating in three student organizations that has developed me into a helpful and prestigious individual. My participation in the Alexander High School UIL Academic team taught me the lesson of hard work pays off. I took the opportunity to join my high school's UIL current events and social studies team which allowed me to compete against others based on my knowledge of the topic. By competing, UIL has educated me that in order to succeed, you must be willing to make sacrifices and dedicate your time towards studying in order to earn a medal or a ribbon. Thankfully, I got to place in many invitational events.
I was very honored to know that I qualified as a possible candidate for the National Honor Society. To be honest, I never thought of being in the National Honor Society. Therefore, when I got pulled out of class I immediately thought I had done something wrong. I went home that day and told my mom about it. My mom looked me in the eyes and told me that she was very proud of me and gave me a big hug.
I was in National Junior Honor Society in junior high; since then it has been a goal of mine to be in the National Honor Society in high school as well. I love helping others and getting things done when other people are not able to. I am extremely adaptable to any situation I am put in and get along very well with others. I have leadership experience in Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, I am also in a position at my job that gives me a lot of influence and leadership. At work, if people need something they will generally come to me before my boss because 95% of the time I am am able to help them.
It is an extraordinary honor to be considered as a candidate for the National Honor Society. Being considered means I have achieved my goal in demonstrating my determination- in school and outside of school- and my willingness to aid people in my community. Being a part of such a prestigious organization is an enormous responsibility to which I will fully devote my time. Ever since I was a freshman, my goal was to work diligently to be among the highest scholars and to be accepted into this scholarly “hall of fame”. Through my relentless hard work and perseverance, I believe that I possess the four characteristics of a National Honor Society member- leadership, service, character, and scholarship.
Essay of Intent I deserve to be part of the National Junior Honor Society for many reasons. To begin with I deserve to be in National Junior Honor Society because of my skills as a leader. Additionally, I have a very strong character, and able to work well in a team. Finally, I am willing to give back to the people in need and honoring my country. To wrap it all up, I deserve to be in National Junior Honor Society because of my strong character, my leadership skills, my strength in working in a team, my willingness to help people in need, and for honoring our country.
I am contacting you to ask if you would be willing to write a letter of recommendation for my application of National Honor Society. The organization request to provide a letter of reference from our teachers. Since, I was in your Health Core class last term which I greatly enjoyed, I 'm trusting that you know well enough to talk about my abilities and qualifications. I would appreciate if you could hand me the recommendation letter in printed form by August 29, 2015, as my application deadline is August 31, 2015. I decided to choose the National Honor Society program because it will enhance my leadership skills and also prepare me for college.
Currently, I am participating in several activities that I believe will be conducive to my goals of becoming a valuable asset to any organization that will have me. In the past few years I have been surrounding myself with activities, academic and otherwise, that I believe to be at least in some way beneficial to my goals in future. My participation in National Honor Society, Student Government, Model Debate, History Bowl, and Tennis each reflect a different aspect of myself that I wish to forge into one cohesive individual. National Honor Society is representative of service and character, Student Government of leadership, Model Debate is for debate and compromise, History Bowl for scholarship, and finally Tennis for camaraderie and teamwork.
I have always wanted to be a surgeon since I was a kid. Doctors were treated like gods in my home country, Ethiopia. I was a shy little boy who dreamt big in my neighborhood and people would make fun of my goal due to the fact that there were no doctors in our neighborhood. They believed that I was not smart and strong enough to be a doctor. Besides my mother and aunt, nobody knew what I was capable of.
As I have challenged myself throughout my high school career, I have gained new passions and goals. Taking higher-level classes such as AP and running start, I have prepared myself for the fast pace of college. Along with this, I’ve become involved in clubs that have allowed me to experience numerous volunteer opportunities. I am currently involved with Go Green club, National Honors Society, Federal Credit Union Board, and Leos club. In each extracurricular we focus on giving back to our community.
The Honors Diploma recognizes students’ rigorous academic efforts and hard-earned achievements. Throughout my Melbourne Central Catholic experience, many opportunities have shaped me into a person who strives to meet goals and overachieves to reach my very best potential. I have challenged myself to strengthen my abilities so I may prosper in my future endeavors. This has resulted in long hours of homework each night, countless amounts of essays, and many late nights studying for exams and tests. Receiving an honors diploma would be illustrative of my hard work and dedication to my education, as it has served as a long-term goal since my freshman year.