Importance Of Relay For Life Experiences

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I believe that my academic record, community involvement, exracurricular activities, dedication, integrity, and leadership makes me a good canidate for the "People Helping People" Scholarship. I always strive for excellence in everything that I do. I have been fortunate to fulfill a lot of my desires to help others while being actively involved in my community and school, achieving acedmic success, and continuing to make the most of my high school experience.

I have been fortunate to have had numerous opportunities to contribute to my community throughout my life. Through each of these opportunitues I have walked away with an overwhelming feeling of thankfulness that I was able to give back. My opporunities have included participating
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Since an early age of two I have been actively involved through a variety of ways. These have included paricipating in the Relay for Life talent showcases, raising money in various ways, and walking each year. I have assisted in raising money for the cause through the sale of t-shirts, food, braclets, assisting with the Womanless Beauty Pageant, Brunswick County Teacher vs. Brunswick County Sherriffs Office basketball games, lumanry sales, and other items in memory of or in honor of a survivor. From raising money to camping out and creating memories and friends, my Relay for Life experiences will always be vivid in my memory. I plan to always participate and volunteer my time and effort for this …show more content…
Being able to participate in a fundraiser for such an amazing cause was rewarding in so many ways. I had the opportunity to paritcipate as a dancer, and showcase my talent, all while helping to raise money. The most rewarding piece of this event was being able to see the childs face when they were granted their "Wish". One of my favorite memories was having the opportunity to meet Abigail, who was battling cancer, and had the wish to go to Disney. We, along with my dance family, hosted a Disney princess themed party for her and her family. We were able to grant her wish to go to Disney with the money we raised at the dance event I participated in.

Each year I've assisted my church with a variety of community service projects. From making Thanksgiving Baskets for families; visiting the nursing home to sing Christmas carols, and give small gifts; collecting canned goods, and delivering them to the food pantry; to packing backpacks for students in our county. Each of these have given me a great appreciation for the opportunty for service, and a happy heart. I love being able to serve my communtiy and assist in any way

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