“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others,” said Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian activist who fought for India’s independence. I admire Mr. Gandhi because he used his voice, his actions and his service to change the world. I believe in the importance of helping others in order to achieve a fulfilling life. The National Honor Society, because of its service-oriented philosophy, offers an effective path to exercise my willingness and interest in being of service to others.
Nathan Juhl Mrs. Daigle Pre-AP English 03 October 2017 Independent Novel Project: Hit Count Main Characters A- The protagonist of the book Hit Count by Chris Lynch is Arlo Brody. Arlo is a freshman in highschool and is in love with the game of football. Arlo is hardworking and determined to play highschool football for the varsity team even though his mom quotes head injuries from ´the file´. Arlo is one of the best players on the varsity team and makes all of the monstrous plays and that is enough to convince him that everything is okay.¨All I ever wanted to do was hit people¨ (Lynch 1).
Ambition and self-fulfilling prophecies two seemingly unrelated things that are actually intertwined with one another. Ambition is the thing that drives many people to do the things they love. Self-fulfilling prophecies are a direct result of ambition by the person subconsciously doing things to get their foreseen future. These things help the advancement of people’s lives. It is part of life to want to succeed and have dreams be fulfilled.
When watching "Waterboy" starring Adam Sandler as Bobby Boucher Jr. you can assume its a comedy. "Waterboy is a movie about a high school with all the normal expectations people have about the sports and students except the fact that the water boy at the football games is in his 30s. The football players have their jokes with Bobby and their pranks but what they don 't know is, is that Bobby has major built up anger that will soon help him be a more talented player on the team than any of them. The dumb guy everyone always thought he was ended up being able to plan the most genius attacks on the other team and go through with it to win multiple games. The whole twist ofd the story is how he grew up to be where he is now.
He is extremely motivated to establish a world where information isn’t limited and people are able to live as they please. Equality has finally uncovered his purpose and is not only willing to defend, but also promote it. Equality’s mindset generated a reaction from the nurture he received, resulting in him to discover his identity. A monumental point in one 's life is when they remove the toxic and unveil their true self.
Becky were a young sporty girl who’s passionate about football and decided in joinning the local football team, but got denied by the coach because she’s a girl. Later on, Becky convinced her father to start a rival team, but the city can only support one team. To prove her team is better than the other team that she got denied, she began to work as hard as she can to carry the team for a playoff game. The main character influenced children positively, for them to work as hard as they can to fulfilling their dream.
His determination and hard work make him a successful entrepreneur. Success of Stew Leonard’s is also depending on Policies that he has made by him. He sincerely follow these policies, he name these policies “action-based policies”. These policies are “only happy customer comes back”, “a customer who complains he is our best friend because we get the opportunities to improve”, “when in doubt, throw it out”, “do it right for the first
Becky were a young sporty girl who’s passionate about football and decided in joining the local football team, but got denied by the coach because she’s a girl. Later on, Becky convinced her father to start a rival team, but the city can only support one team. To prove her team is better than the other team that she got denied, she began to work as hard as she can to carry the team for a playoff game. The main character influenced children positively, for them to work as hard as they can to fulfilling their dream.
Bend it like Beckham The book “Bend it like Beckham” is a story about an Indian girl named Jess and her fight with the Indian culture, to achieve her dream of becoming a professional football player. How is Jess’ relationship to her family, and what role does football and culture play in the story? Firstly, Jesminder (short Jess) is the main character in the story.
The world tells us that a leader is strong, commands a crowd, and enacts visionary plans. While these characteristics are important, my experiences have shown me that a true leader is one who continually sacrifices—whether time, energy, or comfort—to create the magic for others. I continually strive to meet others’ needs, whether that means scheduling a second meeting to accommodate everyone, comforting a club member after they receive bad news, or making sure all of the kids are included when playing with my Little. Through this, it has been my goal to become both a better person and leader, while also inspiring others to do the
Mcffaden started his Sophomore season off slow because of dislocated toe from an off the field incident at a night club in Little Rock. The press say that Mcffaden had surgery that Saturday morning for a dislocated toe , after the Police report says he was involved in a fight outside the Little Rock club named Melee. When it happen many people was very disappointed with what had happen to Mcffaden. But After all that Mcffaden rushed for a school - record of 1,647 yards the fifth best of all time in the SEC for single season yards. Mcffaden took Arkansas to a 10 game winning streak , and won the SEC Western Division Championship , but as they made it to Bowl game , which was the Capital One Bowl game.
She joined a youth football league, when her stepfather asked her if she wanted to play football, as a joke. At first, when Rachel started playing, she was so nervous that her stomach hurt. But she got better and better, and eventually was able to join the football team in her school in seventh grade. For Rachel, being the only girl on the team was difficult. She was worried that her teammates wouldn’t accept her as
If you put the effort in, you will get something out of it. He always encouraged me to live up to my full potential. When I wanted to be a Real Estate agent, he supported my decision. He was my first client to my first open house. When I wanted to go back to school, he bought my books.
Paige is a popular teenager who is dating the star football player named Jake. In the beginning of the story, she is a mean “princess” who doesn’t pay attention to the kids in other social groups, but as the story progresses, she shows her fun personality. The crash causes her boyfriend and best friend to change the way they treat her so her relationships with them change drastically. She is the main character and is also the narrator. Jake is Paige’s boyfriend who is a football player and is also alcoholic.