Essay For National Honor Society

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“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. Becoming an NHS member recognizes my scholastic achievements but, just as important, it gives me the opportunity to continue expanding my leadership skills, strengthening my character for future challenges; all while simultaneously being of service to my community and my school. I am committed to working hard using my skills and talents to make a positive change in the world. Membership in the National Honor Society gives me the unique opportunity to interact with other like-minded students who will develop into the future leaders of society. When I first became aware…show more content…
After taking care of my educational responsibilities and extra-curricular activities, I always find the time to involve myself in service-oriented activities. For example, during the last year, I completed 68 hours of community service. And, this year I hope to devote more hours to activities that will benefit my fellow students and my community. I have great plans in mind like organizing service trips, doing fund raisers, reserve one Saturday each month to community service to bring a smile to someone’s face. Additionally, this year the Interact members have selected me as a treasure for the school year 2015-2016; giving me the chance to use my leadership skills to provide a valuable service to my classmates. I also want to apply my leadership to encourage and motive others to join and remain active in worthwhile
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