Reflective Essay: Freshmen Year Of English In High School
I was different, I loved English and I remember Tammy Rich making me into the teacher’s pet. It was the first week back from summer back and she made the entire class write a short story about their summer adventures. I couldn’t wait to tell her all about how much I enjoyed lifeguarding and how great it was to save one life.
Rich told the class to participate because at the end of our high school career every senior will have a Senior Portfolio and present it to a panel of people in order to graduate high school. At the time, it sounded lame. I made up stories that were always my favorite part of that class.
On to Sophomore year of high school and to Rebecca Evans. She was decent at best, she had a rough time and she was going through adopting a child due to some health issues and me never really felt like she cared much for the class but she was alright. We wrote a few English papers none that really stick out to me or make me remember the year. All in all that year of high …show more content…
I went in scared and nervous to death, thinking lord I won’t make it and I’ll be back for the fifth year of high school. Doors open and I hear my name Destiny Starks, it is your turn. I took a deep breath and I went in. Voice shaking and cracking, I begin to start my senior presentation, giving everyone an overview of how I’ve grown as a person over the last four years. I tried my best to allow the panel of three teachers from all over to get to know me. This was very difficult, I hate speaking highly of myself, I don’t enjoy it. At the end, I played a video, for them to be able to see the