There is one, fairly recent event in my life that has created what I believe to be a lasting impact on me. When I had the opportunity to volunteer for the Yes on V campaign (also referred to as Amendment V) this year, I learned far beyond just basic politics. This action in the scope of my life has left a positive impact on me for a few reasons. First, the actions and events that led up to my acceptance of this opportunity helped shaped my perspectives on not only politics, but the world in general. Secondly, volunteering for the campaign taught me many lessons about myself and the community I am apart of.
Becoming the Vice President of Public Relations for the Rho Beta Chapter is a Phi Theta Kappa activity that has had a profound impact on my life, both socially and academically. When I initially joined Phi Theta Kappa, I was unaware of the high caliber of company that I was joining. The Phi Theta Kappa community is one where members encourage each other to challenge themselves academically, and invest wholeheartedly in their community. Running for and holding an office in the Rho Beta Chapter has given me the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with my fellow members. Since holding this office, I have met and befriended many new people who continuously inspire me.
This letter is to express my interest in the Project Manager position brought to my attention by Joe Gellatly of Medibeat, LLC. My experience, skill-set and competencies are an excellent match for the responsibilities of this position. The knowledge gained working as a Project Manager for Inland Northwest Health Services dovetails perfectly with the requirements at Discus Analytics, Inc. Working as a Service Manager and Inside Sales Representative early in my career instilled a very strong focus on customer service, both internal and external. My years spent in the Purchasing field provided a strong background in developing budgets, resource management and effective communication.
Further, this opportunity has allowed me to practice public speaking which will follow me far beyond the confines of the Independence Youth Court. The confidence in speaking in a courtroom that I have gained from volunteering has given me a new outlook on my future. Before volunteering, I never would have thought my dream would be to become an attorney and argue in front of a court. However, the Independence Youth Court has inspired me to go to law school and follow this dream that I once thought was impossible. I truly have a passion for the judicial system and the Independence Youth Court has guided me through the discovery of this passion and through finding the confidence to know it is possible.
Field Journal #2 For the time that I have spent being an intern case manager at Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach, I believe that my personal growth as a person and in knowledge is never ending. From learning to be more assertive, to learning about how to navigate the Department of Social Services, I absolutely love my internship. A day has not gone by where I have not learned something valuable, whether it be from helping a client with their problem or from learning from my co-workers. From this internship alone, I have learned a lot about myself and from the people I work with. What Have I Learned About Myself?
I love meeting new people who share the same interests and passions as I do. It’s hard to explain just how much this program means to me. When I am older I hope to run for Kentucky State 4-H Teen Council President, and can contribute back to this amazing
The agency’s advisory board labeled the event as a success. They even made a profit from the event, and decided to make it an annual event. Another community event I helped set up at was the Burrell Slaters Alumni Banquet, in which I worked alongside the clients at too. I was also privileged to join the team on home visits, juvenile court visits, DHR QA meetings, and monthly evaluations. Assigned assignments included working on a scrapbook, filing papers, office work, leading group sessions, walking clients to and from class, and everyday interaction with clients.
I want to be able to interact with people who needed a support system like me. I knew how it felt like being an outcast and I wanted others to see that Kappas is the right place for them where they will have a mentor, a supporter, and a family. If I was chosen as rush chair for next semester, my main goal is to increase 50% of new potential members compare to this semester. Furthermore, I will use my creativity to come up with amazing events such as making jewelries or decorating cupcakes. I want to use this opportunity to share my experiences with people who are interested in Kappas and let them know that they are always welcome to join and we will always be there for them.
My Comp I class allowed me to develop some of my writing skills that already existed. It also taught me new concepts that I had never learned before. Before this class I never knew how to use APA citation. This is now how I’m citing my last major essay. Out of all the major papers we wrote, the major narrative was my favorite.
Throughout the past four years of my high school career, I have always looked forward to college: the idea of freedom, growing up, and being able to make my own choices; all of these prospects have excited me until a few months ago. As I walked into the auditorium for a meeting about ordering graduation caps and gowns, I did not expect to come out with an entirely new perspective, characterized by fear for college and for surviving without the two people who have taken care of me my entire life. An empowering entrepreneur, Dr. Randall Hansen, CEO and Publisher of EmpoweringSites.com, wrote the article, How to Survive – and Excel in – Your College Years, which contained twenty-five tips to help upcoming college freshman not only survive but