My Speech On The Middle School Student Council Essay examples

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It was April 15th, 2013 and I was the 15-year-old, innocent sophomore with a perfect record, sitting in the principal’s office waiting for my punishment. I plastered a fake smile on my bright red face, trying not to let the tears filling my blue eyes get the best of me.
My mom always used to tell me that I should rule a small country one day, and I would look at her and say, “What? You don’t think I can handle the world?”. Growing up with the mentality of a leader, my 6th-grade self decided to run against an 8th grader for the secretary position in our middle school student council. I didn’t think twice about the fact that I was going up against someone two years older than I was until all of the older kids made fun of me and told me I wouldn’t win. But this only gave me the courage to get up in front of the entire school and give my speech to try and win over the crowd and beat the 8th grader who thought she was better than I was. A week later I was the victor. For the next three years, I was not only an active member in the Student Council, but I was also one of the 4 people who held student body positions. I was completely inspired by the idea of organizing events and helping out the school, so I decided to apply for the high school version of Student Council during the end of my 8th-grade year. After everything I had accomplished in middle school, I thought that I had earned a spot in the Associated Student Body (ASB/Student Council) in high school. I had a glowing…

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