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Ya’ah’teeh, Shi ei Shaniah Morning Star Chee yinishye. I am a first semester Freshman at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. I graduated from Monument Valley High School located on on the Navajo Reservation off Monument Valley, Utah. I have been very involved with extracurricular activities in high school such as Upward Bound, Gear-Up, Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), cross country, basketball manager, performing arts, track & field, and Student Council 2015-2016 Student Body President. I am currently involved with a Native American program known as Inter-Tribal Student Association on campus. We are in the midst of mentoring Native American high school students. I was third ranked in my class with cumulative …show more content…
It is what I want to do in the future. I think being involved with as much as I can has opened up the door to opportunities for me. It has given me a new perspective on everything life has to offer. I am not the perfect kind of girl with high standards of achieving but I consider myself a hard worker. I started high school with two goals in mind and that was to maintain above an A average grade throughout school and to be involved with as much as I can. The person who I admire most in my life is my mom. She is the rainbow after a rainstorm. She has always been there for me and my siblings and I will be there for her by pursuing a higher education. I really want to make a difference in others’ lives and travel while doing so. I am the first in my family to go onto college. A promise I made to myself is to not quit, my mom always tells us kids, “Finish what you …show more content…
The next four years I will continue my education and come home once I have achieved everything. I plan to be greatly involved in college; join as many clubs to participate in, maybe do the NROTC. When I was young, joining the military was always a dream of mine, I still have my heart set on enlisting, but that will be after college is done. I want to join the Navy. I plan to do at least six to eight years then come back to the reservation. I know for sure that the reservation is in need of more law professions. I am also working toward coaching for the cross country team at my high school once I get settled with my career. Then when all has been done I will once again travel once more before I am put to work with a family. My future is becoming clearer each time I picture it, but I know it is going to take serious commitment. I have this quote I follow through with, “T’aa hwo Ajit’eego” (Dine) – “To do what it takes to get the job done”, and heck that’s what I am going to

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