Why Cheerleading Is Important To Me

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Boom! Boom! Boom! Those were the pounding sounds of my heart as I was sitting in the principle’s office. This was my first time ever being in some trouble, so it really startled me. I was sitting in an old wooden brown chair as I was waiting on my principal to get done with a conference with another student. It was so quiet in there I could hear the bird chirping and the crickets clicking. So many things were going through my head. Am I going to get suspended? How long? What is my mom going to say? After all of those thoughts one thing stuck to me. How am I going to keep my grades up? Sitting there I caught myself staring at the clock wishing time would pass. Three years later I am now wishing I could go back in time and change my mistakes, but I know that if this situation would not never happen, I would not be the person I am…show more content…
It seemed as though Pattonville had so many sports that I did not know about. I never really played a sport but one and it was always something that I wanted to do. I asked, what sport could I play and succeed in. At the end of my freshman year I tried out for the cheerleading team. Being on the cheering leading team I made a total different crowd of friends. I really enjoyed my time. The thirteen girls and I always had sleepovers, went out to eat, and even went swimming together. Anytime anyone had any problems with another girl, I was always the go-to girl of the group. At the end of my sophomore year leading into my junior year, I obtained a job at a nursing home. Working there I learned so many different things. One, having a part time job and trying to do keep up with school was not going to be easy. Directly after school I would walk a couple of miles to work. Once I arrived I would sit at my boss’s desk and do some of my homework. After work it was homework again. Sophomore year taught me that I could do anything if I put my mind to
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