A Short Span Of The Grand Scheme Of Things Essay

1514 Words Apr 29th, 2016 7 Pages
Four years is a short span in the grand scheme of things, but my four years in high school have been some of the most formative in my lifetime. Entering into high school at the age of fourteen to where I am today, my persona has gone through a complete metamorphosis. My journey has been progressed by the loving hands of enablers that God has placed in my life who have given me advice and correction along the way. I have been blessed through countless opportunities and challenges in my high school experience. Entering high school changed my entire world. For the past two years, I had enjoyed perusing my choice of books, sports, and activities during my time as a homeschooler. In complete transparency, being thrown back into the sea of classrooms, teachers, and peers left me disoriented for a while. The adjustment from completing work on my own time, to spending eight hours a day in the classroom was difficult. However, I had the opportunity to participate in many extra-curricular activities. Auditioning and playing in the All-State orchestra as a freshmen taught me perseverance and patience. Waking up at six in the morning, three days a week for seven months straight for dance taught me the importance of teamwork and dedication. Joining the golf team taught me how to have mental fortitude even when life gets tough. But, if one event or activity changed me the most as a person during my first year, it was the People-2-People Student Ambassador Program. As a student…

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