My Treasure Box Essay

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One of the five items in my treasure box is my St. Martha sweater I received for my graduation. I chose this item because the experiences at St. Martha has shaped me into the individual I am today. This sweater is important to me because it represents an era of my life that I won’t ever forget. I grew up in the school and the sweater is a reminder of how much I’ve grown throughout the past ten years. I’ve spent the past ten years of my life at St. Martha and I’ve learnt countless life lessons from my experiences, teachers, and students from the school. I wouldn’t be the person I am today without these experiences. I’m also very happy to be able to graduate with the class of 2018. Despite all the troublesome and reckless our class is, I’m happy to be a part of it. I may…show more content…
I chose this item because my life heavily revolves around school, and will continue to for the next few years. I try my best to get high grades on my report card and it has consumed the majority of my life. All the time spent on my education has shaped me into the studious person I am today. This item is important to me because my life revolves around the grades on the report card. I’m not particularly good at anything outside of my studies and if I can’t attain high grades, then I’m pretty much useless. I would be more lost than I already am, since only real goal throughout my life has been to get good grades. It’s a double-edged sword in my life. Grades are the reason for my stress since I’m a perfectionist when it comes to my work, but maintaining high grades is pretty much the only goal I have right now. If I didn’t have the goal to maintain high grades, I would just be lazing around doing nothing with my life. I’m also very grateful to be able to have an education. Education is a privilege, especially for me as a girl, because many girls around the world aren’t allowed to have an education. This is why I chose to put a report card in my
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