Not only was I elected to be the treasurer of the music program, but I was also awarded the position of "low brass section leader. " Earning this position sparked my desire be an ever greater musician; therefore, I decided to audition for the PMEA District 9 Concert Band. Being selected to participate in this band festival is undoubtedly the most difficult of all band festivals; however, I put a tremendous amount of work into my audition, which ultimately allowed me be one of only six band members from my school to be admitted to this prestigious band festival. Senior year has only just begun, but nevertheless, I still continue to put my best into the band program. I currently serve as the vice president of the organization, and in the marching band, I am the brass captain.
College Essay Topic C Throughout high school, I have been involved in many different organizations that have made a huge impact in my life. Out of all of them, I can say that two of those have not only impacted my life but have made me a better student and an all-around hardworking person. Both swimming and band has taught me that no matter what you do in life, as long as you believe and work hard, you will get through anything that life throws at you. Joining my high school’s marching band is probably one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
I have been swimming, competitively, since I was 6 or 7 years old. I always put a lot of effort into the sport. It took a long time to get as good as I am today. I always go to practice every day, even if I have a lot of homework to do. I put an effort in every set that we do in practice.
I believe that you never stop learning that we obtain knowledge in all aspects of life, but school is a major way that we broaden our horizons. This is one of the reasons I want to pursue medicine, you never stop learn and acquiring knowledge. With knowledge comes determination, achieving high grades and taking advantage of all possible opportunity take determination and determining how much it means to you. Personally, I have been determined my entire high school career to achieve high grades, be in the top of my class, and enter college
I was eager, especially as someone who’s interested in science, but more specifically, the health field, this seemed right up my alley. For the program, I went in 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 6 weeks. It was a little overwhelming, to be completely honest. We had an “orientation”, but nothing can truly prepare you for it. I learned this on my first day, when everything seemed extremely
My high school is highly competitive and I’m grateful that I was surrounded by such wonderful peers and teachers. Completing high school, I received 12th place out of almost 450 students, with a weighted GPA of 4.244. Despite my hard course load,
Throughout my whole experience at Centennial, I have always wanted to join the National Junior Honor’s Society, so I feel very honored to have this opportunity to apply. Last semester, I was part of our school’s Student Council. Being in that group allowed me to see how important leadership is in our daily lives, in and outside of school. I also learned a whole lot about service, considering we had to complete one hour every week. All of these things are important, but the thing that I thought spoke to me personally was this year’s theme.
I have always thought that significant change is a long process. However, five months in college changed me more than ten years in elementary and high school ever did. Because everyday in the university, I live a routine, which requires me to be independent from my parents, responsible for my own needs, wise in making decisions, and careful in trusting people. I have truly seen myself grow within my first three semesters in the university and it manifests so much in my attitude and outlook in life today. University life makes me know myself better.
Coincidentally, just this year I have obtained a firm grasp as to what I feel my beliefs and values are. I came to the realization of these values and beliefs when we had to write a personal mission statement in my Health Explorations class at Eau Gallie High School. It truly took me almost two weeks to write my mission statement, partially because I was not sure who I was. My mission statement was, “Thru my positive attitude, and values I will continuously strive to enrich the lives of those around me who struggle with life’s obstacles and challenges.” I value living life through positivity and having a positive attitude.
I’ve been inspired to look for new paths and understand I’m not just another face at a desk; I can do so much more with the knowledge I was gaining. El Dorado has a loving atmosphere and I became comfortable to strive to be the best at whatever I could do. Recently, after all the hard work of many years and 10 AP classes and the general ups and downs of high school, I have been named Valedictorian for the Class of 2018! I joined the Natural Resources program in 9th grade and I took AP Environmental Science in 11th grade. AP Environmental Science was never only textbook-learning; Mr. Gautschi brought up things that directly related to us.
Upon graduating high school, I enrolled at the University of Oklahoma with a clear-cut idea of what I wanted to pursue. I declared a major in biology and began my academic career. During this time I was able to continue shadowing, but experienced a slight set back. Like many individuals, it took me some time to adapt to the college lifestyle and my GPA suffered from that. Upon maturation though I was able to get back onto the right path and develop the necessary habits to achieve things like the Dean’s and President’s Honor Rolls for multiple semesters and was able to declare a minor in
A. I learned a lot of things while i watched the documentary on the MS-13s. They do a lot of things that i never knew people could do. There are so many members in this gang and everyone wants to be higher and higher up each day. A good term from our sociology book that i connected to the documentary was Competition. Competition in biology and sociology, is a contest between two or more organisms, animals, individuals, groups, etc., for territory, a niche, for a location of resources, for resources and goods, for mates, for prestige, for recognition, for awards, for group or social status, or for leadership.
Re: Letter of Recommendation for Joshua Whiting To The RA Selection Committee: I write on behalf of Joshua Whiting’s application for a Resident Assistant position. I believe Josh to be an exemplary student-scholar as well as a person of tremendous character with significant leadership skills. I met Josh in my first semester of college in our biology class. We were both Biochemistry majors so we got to skip Biology 1 and therefore were both new to this new world of college but already in a group full of sophomores and students who had been in college for multiple semesters. Naturally we gravitated to each other due to this aspect we had in common.
The academic success I’ve had during my final two years at college has only made me hungrier for more success. I have already set aside the blueprint for my study schedule in anticipation for law school. Villanova Law School still remains one of my top institutions to attend in Fall 2016. My experiences balancing sports, school, and work gives me an upper hand on prospective students that only had to worry about academics during their time in undergrad. Athletes, overall, have a strong desire to strive for perfection, and although it will be the toughest challenge of my life thus far, I am ready to put in the work in order to achieve law school excellence at Villanova
If I had to choose any career, it would be Zoology. Not only is the pay good, but i 've always had a fascination with all kinds of animals. I would love to be able to study them every day and go to different parts of the world. It requires a college degree and a lot of hard work, but i 'm willing to put forth the extra effort. Zoology is the scientific study of the behavior, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.