Senior Class President Stereotypes

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Recount an indecent or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you and what lessons did you learn. “And your 2016 Senior Class President is…” not me. Whelp, two months’ work down the drain, or at least that’s what I thought at the time. Two months earlier, I knew what I wanted to do; I wanted to run for Senior Class President. I never really saw myself as the popular kid, and this is kind of the stereotype for senior class presidents, but I was determined to try. Only one person was running against me, so this was a head to head. I thought of myself as the better candidate, as I think I’ve always stood up for the students of Hebron. Hours went into making posters, into meeting people, and anything else I could think of that might give me that slight edge up. Making posters can be such a time consuming process, whether they be hand painted or electronically developed. Being a technology person, I instantly went the electronic route. President Obama’s HOPE Portrait from his 2008 campaign caught my eye, and I spent hours developing a picture that looked just like that for my own campaign. I tried so many different techniques to achieve what I wanted, and eventually the posters was perfect. A trip to FedEx later, and the posters were printed and ready to be hung throughout Hebron. Because I lacked the artistic…show more content…
I realized I needed to find a way to introduce myself and make a connection with as many students I didn’t know as possible. I spent many lunches walking around and introducing myself to seniors and asking them what they thought needed fixing at Hebron, along with how their day was and who they were. I made a commitment to every student that I talked to, that I would try to fix whatever they thought was wrong. Many of the answers were related to the utterly disgusting bathrooms, and this was an issue that could be
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