Personal Essay I believe that I should be inducted into the National Junior Honor Society, because of the qualifications I have in character, attitude, education and service to Cliffside Park Middle School and our community. Being inducted into the National Junior Honor Society will help me grow as a person and will provide me with new challenges and skills. I will learn to become more responsible, to have time management, and will have the opportunity to help those in need. My service to the Cliffside Park has helped me learn to help others and to give to others.
I, Toni-Andreas Gozum, identified as a scholar, volunteer, leader, citizen, and, certainly, a character, demonstrate the pillars of National Junior Honor Society in all areas of life. I do my best to display each pillar through my conduct. I am expected to work efficiently, professionally, and honestly, and I can assure you that my work follows these guidelines. I, personally, have an obligation to exceed my expectations. I plan to apply to the Math and Science Academy at Ocean Lakes High school and the Technology Academy and Governor’s Stem at Landstown High school.
For example, being on a field trip and having to make sure that the people you lead are alright, and that you report back to your leader that your subordinates are okay. As a leader you must always seek self-improvement, set the example, make sound and timely decisions, and seek responsibility and take responsibility. Being a part of NJROTC benefits me because it gives me opportunities to go out and make a difference in my community. Prior to being highly involved in NJROTC I was what you would call an “unmotivated” person. I wasn’t really involved in my community unless I had to be.
I have led many club activities such as concession stands, volunteer services, and other community led activities. I have become a great leader to many of these kids as president of our school club, S-Club. I am in very good standing academically and known for my exceptional work ethic. I have matured with each of the trials and events I have encountered that have come my way during my senior year. The skills I have gained over the course of the year will help me towards my main career goal in mind, professional.
I have worked hard my entire life to get good grades, and have found ways to balance my academic and personal life. I have a job, am in 5 clubs, have over 200 logged volunteer hours, and have taken 8 AP classes. I am a member of the Stony Point High School Unarmed Drill Team. I have held a leadership position in my high school for all 4 years. In 9th-12th grades, I was Treasurer for the Robotics Team, where I also documented the process of designing, building, and testing the robot.
It is an honor to be chosen to apply for the Columbus Chapter of National Honor Society. National Honor Society has always been something I have strived to be apart of. After reading the the criteria for this honor I feel that I have demonstrated the qualities associated with this organization. I feel that I am deserving of this honor because I truly strive to be the best student I can be in school. I work hard in school and always an prepared when it comes to a quiz or a test.
Throughout high school I have tried to take classes that were not only challenging, but would also be relevant to my future. I have taken nine AP level classes since sophomore year, and I have thrived in the difficult coursework that is meant to be college level. So far, I have proven my hard work and dedication by passing all of the AP tests thus far. I have also taken advantage of the advanced math coursework that is two years ahead than normal. I began this track since the fifth grade, and I continued and progressed all these year.
Being involved in many activities in high school, from athletics to fine arts, has taught me how to work well with others as well as work hard under pressure. One of the many organizations I have been involved in while in high school is student council. I am currently serving my third year as student council president for my class and in doing so it has taught me leadership and organization. Student council calls for many responsibilities and opportunities including, service projects for the community, planning a variety of events for the school, and planning major events such as homecoming and prom. Planning and organizing events has given me the opportunity to communicate and meet new people.
For the past three years, I have been open to various networks of connections through school and school clubs. For example, becoming a Key Club officer enriched my skills in communication with other students, teachers, and those in my community. By enhancing my communication skills, I have learned how to interact and work with different people to achieve a common goal. With these skills, I learned to set myself apart from the traditional standards by finding myself and developing my own unique characteristics. High school has been an amazing opportunity for me to gain experience and grow as an individual.
The National Honor Society is a top-notch group that many want to be part of, but for all of the wrong reasons. There are many traits one needs to successfully participate in the group; Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. During the course of my life, I dedicated it to learning new subjects and striving for top marks in my classes. Learning is an immense passion of mine that will continue to thrive. Throughout the years, I observed that certain people led their group to the correct path.
I fulfilled my community service hours by attending the NJROTC ceca drill meet competition. Both of these positions required skills to work with customers and co-workers. In my opinion I have learned how to effectively communicate with other higher up personal and deal with difficult situations
Good afternoon. Elections is your time to choose who you think is fit to lead you. A good student body president possesses qualities such as leadership, creativity, responsibility, dedication, and much more. As a student that has been attending Rio since kindergarten, I believe I am a good candidate for student body president. My achievements include Math Olympiad, Academic Pentathlon, Hazelton awards in third and sixth grade, and a 4.0 GPA.
I have been competing with my academic team in composition for seven years and have more district and regional titles than I can count. At a state level Governors Cup competition, I placed thirteenth out of over one-hundred other students, proving that I have a talent for writing. Another skill I possess that would add to the Craft Academy and its outstanding selection of students is public speaking and acting. I competed on the speech team in broadcasting and storytelling as a fifth grader and went up against people five years older than me. I won second place in broadcasting at regions and advanced to state semi-finals in both broadcasting and storytelling.
1.) believe that I maintain the Four Pillars that National Honor Society is looking for in a student. I demonstrate Scholarship by getting good grades. Last year at the end of the 1st Semester, I had a 3.7 grade point average. During the 1st Semester, I was busy juggling The Musical, Drivers Ed, and Group Speech.
American Legion Award Webster's dictionary defines award as “To confer or bestow as being deserved or merited or needed.” Allowing people to recognize others who are worthy is one of the main reasons for giving out awards. In school and at home, I work hard and remain persistent in everything I do. Furthermore, I am efficient at managing my time and I always finish my work to the best of my ability.