Essay on Graduation Speech : High School

774 Words Apr 28th, 2016 4 Pages
In high school, I attended Klukwan School in the Chatham School District. My K-12 school had a population of 15 students, approximately one, sometimes two, students for each grade level. When I had reached my senior year, I was the only graduate. During my high school career, I maintained status on the high honor roll and received the title of being Student of the Month the first month of every school year for four years. I graduated as valedictorian in 2014. I was then accepted to the University of Alaska Southeast as a full-time student, pursuing an Undeclared, Bachelor Intended degree, also landing a part-time job at the UAS Financial Aid Office as an Office Assistant.
Not having a major in mind at the time of my acceptance, I spent my first year and a half completing required classes. By going that route, I was allowed the opportunity to discover which field could both hold my interest to study, and potentially secure a career in Alaska after my successful graduation. Also during that time, I managed to earn myself a place on the Dean’s List by not letting my GPA fall below a 3.5. By my second year, I declared my major in Health Science under an Associate of Applied Science degree. Besides the monotony of completing English essays and math homework during my first year, I also had the privilege of participating weekly in the Alaska Leadership Initiative program with a group of my freshman peers.
During my time with AL-I, members and I enjoyed countless, fun group…

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