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    A time I faced my biggest challenge was halfway into my sophomore year in high school. Up until then I was pretty healthy, but not obsessed with being overly healthy. I did everything any typical high schooler did. I stayed up late, got up early, went out on the weekends, but never to big parties. I never did anything that I knew would harm my health, so I wasn’t exactly like most high schoolers. About twice a year my youth group did a lock-in, which is basically a bunch of high schoolers pulling

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    Essay On Sophomore Year

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    Sophomore year was a strenuous year for me. Everything was just going off track. It was my first year in a new school, and my mom lost her job a couple months prior. Being at a new school made it suitable to have the same clothes from last year. Trying to make new friends when everyone already knew each other was a laborious task. I was the ultimate outcast. Plus, my face wasn’t the happiest so no one really approached me. The first day was really lonely. I remember texting my best friend from my

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    2014-2015 football season we the team went 0-10. That means that we went 0 wins and 10 losses. Last year we were a bunch of sophomores in the varsity team and as a team in general we were not experienced in playing in a varsity game, since we really went from the freshman football team straight to the varsity football team. I remember that when we played Los Fresno my sophomore we lost to them extremely bad, I remember the score being 72-0. Towards the end of the 2014-2015 season when we didn’t win

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    To Whom It May Concern, It is my privilege to write this recommendation for Ean Patry. I have been very fortunate to coach Ean on the Thornton Academy varsity lacrosse team over the past two seasons. As the goalie coach I have been able to get to know Ean from not just coaching standpoint but as a personal one too; and all my interactions with him he has shown what type of person he really is. Ean has shown that he is a young man of intelligence, character, talent and leadership. Ean now a junior

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    freshman and sophomores combined. I was tossed around a lot during the year. Switching position on offense and defense. But overall, it was so much fun because we played so well, and got along while doing it. But when the season was over, it was time to move on. When we had our meeting for the upcoming season of football, our coach told us that we were going to be moving down to 2A football because our numbers were going to me so much lower, which also meant that the upcoming sophomores were going

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    played on. This was not the case my freshman year. That year I would be chosen to play on the B team, where for half the year, I did not play. Eventually, I would be moved up to the A team, but only for the last games of the season. The next year, my sophomore year, I worked very hard to improve

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    I have become a dedicated member to a lot of different activities and have held an officer position in each since sophomore year. Through these groups I have, completed multiple different community service projects including out of state service trips, planned a childhood cancer awareness night, and even started a National Honor Society Relay for Life team. I have become

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    years I enjoyed growing up in Greeley CO. I met a lot of people, and finish school all the way up to half of my sophomore year. I was really excited to start my second year of high school. I thought it couldn 't get any better! I had all my friends in the same school and most of my classes. Since I wouldn 't be on the bottom as a freshman it was way more exciting to become a sophomore! I had great classes and the teachers were good. I passed all of my classes for my first semester. Between the one

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    Taking the field the Evolution “East Peoria Marching Raiders, you may take the field in competition.” During the four years of high school, I was able to get involved with the East Peoria High School Band program. The marching band has evolved since I joined in 2011 and it has been improving each year. My freshman year we used to march trombones, I was probably the worst one on the field when it came to the marching aspect. There was a lot of foundation work being planted as I learned the terms,

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    well. However, as an underclassman, I played on the junior varsity team, and captained it my sophomore year. As a captain, I knew my team’s potential and led them to the number two seed in the annual Division II cities tournament. However, despite having a talented roster, crucial losses put us in fifth place. I went home that day feeling like I had let down the entire program. After a depressing sophomore year, I was determined to make my mark on this program. Since our varsity roster had lost fourteen

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    that was the story of my life in my senior year of high school. To me, high school wasn’t about learning and doing school work, it was more about hanging out with friends and living a life of leisure and free time. Needless to say, by the end of my sophomore year, everything changed and I learned things the hard way. Getting your responsibilities out of the way, and taken care of is always better done soon rather than later. Waiting only adds pressure on yourself and gives you less time to get your job

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    When I started high school, the club that excited me the most, was National Honors Society. So, at the first chance I got, in my sophomore year. After being a member for a year, I quickly realized that I wanted to take on a leadership opportunity in the club. So, I took a shot for the stars, and campaigned for being president of Honors Society. Though I had some competition, I put my all into composing a speech, and I won the presidency, and I have been president since. Through Honors Society, I

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    Academic Accomplishment A great academic accomplishment to for me in high school was passing the AP U.S. History exam during my junior year. I am proud of this achievement because I was one of the only for out of about 35 kids that passed the exam. I studied very hard two months before the test and I am glad to say that it really payed off. Passing the exam also, in a way, gave me confidence because I thought I had no chance in passing the exam. Since only four people passed the exam, we got the

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    People only judge on what they see on the outside. If they can’t see your illness, to them it doesn’t exist. You sit in silence as you hear the whispers and you see the odd looks, but you smile and go with life anyway. I was thirteen when the biggest battle of my life began, pain. In August, 2012, I was going on with life as usual. Not knowing a hit on the head will change my life for the next few years. Looking back at the time when my concussion was at its worse, I don’t remember much. I was

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    were musicals, and that’s how I found my love for singing. I was encouraged by all of the amazing staff members at Artsview to pursue acting and singing. Now I have made the Texas All-State Women’s Choir three out of four years in high school. My sophomore year of high

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    Marching Band Struggles

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    No other community matches the diverse range of activities found in a marching band. As a musical activity, physical activity, performance art, and social catalyst, my high school marching band has been one of the largest driving forces in my life thus far. Eighth graders with a non-existent musical background interacted daily with a Senior who has already set his sights on music education; the marching unit brings its members together into a tight knit community that shares the struggles of intense

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    how terrified, clueless and lost we felt during our freshman year of high school. By the time sophomore year rolls around, you have a decent amount of friends, you know where your homeroom is, and you 're pretty much used to everything the school has to offer. During my freshman year, I felt the most typical emotions a freshman would feel from starting a new school. Similarly, in the beginning of my sophomore year, I experienced some of the same emotions as a result of transferring to a new school.

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    My gymnastics background enabled me to pick up pole vaulting very quickly. I trained year round and improved greatly from my freshman to my sophomore year. However, the height I had achieved my sophomore year was not impressive enough for college level pole vaulting. If I wanted to continue my track career in college I knew I would have to increase my training level and make improvements. Junior year is the year that colleges

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    It’s almost the end of my sophomore year and I know Ii didn't do well this school year. I went through a lot but I’m proud of myself for another school year almost done. This year I’ve realize that Ii need to try more and focus better. Although it wasn't my best school year I did achieve some growths and strengths. At the beginning of the year I was disappointed in myself for retaking math. I also knew that I most likely wouldn't fit in with the kids in the class that mess around or make bad decisions

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    All of my high school years i 've wanted to be remembered and leave an impact on this school. I wanted to be involved and try my hardest in everything I do, and excel even more. I love this school and would not want to graduate from anywhere else, continuing my family tradition. I have been a participant in track, show choir and also band. My love for show choir is something I can not explain. It gives me a feeling of confidence and pride. I give my all to singing and dancing and making sure to

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