My Personal Experience: My Time Of Constant Growth

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My Time of Constant Growth One of the reasons eighth grade Ky Majors choose St. Cecilia was due to the fine arts program. Attending the forensics tournaments, hosted here was a main contributor to decision and since I have never looked back. Immediately upon attending I joined the forensics team and during my Sophomore and Senior year, I did the musical. The decision I made in eighth grade and even throughout high school have majorly contributed to my love and growth as an actress. My freshman year I was an impressionable child who thought that through middle school forensics, I was basically a pro. During my first tournament, that was proven to be extremely false but I was not deterred. As the year progressed I made friends on the team and tried categories I would never dream of. Most of my experience came from VAP but besides that I was mentored a lot by the older forensics members. Most of my freshman forensics memories was of Page helping me out with impromptu, Maggie helping with my ADS or entertaining the upperclassmen with Duet Improv. Second semester of my freshman year, I decided to write an ADS. This was a personal step from non-preparation categories to …show more content…
The Tuesday before, I realized my piece was not published and was in need of changing. Due to the stress of the One Act, I did not fully complete the switch until the Friday Night before the tournament. Shockingly when I arrived I realized most performances were mediocre at best. I didn’t get my hopes up because I knew I was ill-prepared as well. When I broke into finals, I gave myself an internal pep talk and put as much energy and emotion in as possible. At awards I found out that I had gotten first in Poetry and Best Actress. Getting Best Actress was very important to me because I am constantly ‘wowed’ by my peers and don’t realize my own potential as an

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