Personal Narrative: My Experience Of Myself In High School

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Being almost 18 years old I’ve learned so much about myself I did not know. The last four years have been the rockiest rollercoaster ever. I have always heard, you find yourself in high school: that really is not a lie. I have discovered characteristics about myself I never knew I had. After almost four years I have found that my friend circle has became smaller and smaller. High school not only makes you find yourself, but matures you for the real world. My freshman year of high school, I was one of the shyest, most innocent kids there could be. I was so afraid of the upperclassmen and the “mean teachers”, but who wasn’t? I did not have siblings or anyone that had just graduated like some of my friends. I thought they had it way easier than …show more content…
I did not have any easy classes and my sports were extremely challenging for me. Volleyball was good, I was able to play on varsity. Basketball, however, was a different story. I had worked so hard leading up to the season that I earned a spot on both the JV and varsity teams. During the summer is when I worked the hardest to show that I deserved just varsity. I played split quarters, three JV and three varsity. But by the end of the basketball season, I was only playing two quarters for varsity. That was when I realized I had worked too hard to never get any playing time and decided that this year would be my last year. On a positive note, I joined Student Council and decided to run for the Student Council Treasurer spot for my junior year. Student Council runs and is in charge of many different events during the school year. Joining this organization helped realize what an outgoing person I could …show more content…
Being apart of Student Council, helped me become the person I am today. I am way more outgoing and have a better positive outlook on things. Student Council is all about leadership and I can gladly say I am a leader and take charge in a lot of different situations because of it. I realized a lot in this year of my high school career. I realized I did not need only sports to have my life content. My junior year I only played volleyball. However, due to a back injury, I did not get to play much. I was always there to cheer on my team though. To occupy more of my time, I got a job. I worked at Putnam’s from November to April and learned so much from it. I loved having my own money and being able to buy clothes or food whenever I wanted to. This is the year I learned how to be an adult and take on different

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