High School Student Pride Essay

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Every high school student has pride, but I believe that they either have excessive pride, or no pride at all, there really is no in between, in most cases. Do not get me wrong, I think its great to have a lot of pride, but keeping your pride or any type of achievement/milestone in life should not have to be showed off. For most high school students I believe that there are three types of pride, the first type being social media pride, second academic pride, and sport pride which is the best and most common type in my opinion. Social media pride in high school students only recently developed in the last few years. A high school student with social media pride would be a student who flaunts or shows off their amount of likes or comments on a post they made. This is most common in high school females. For example, in most of my high school classes I can hear disputes between girls and who received the most likes on their selfies. It may seem absurd, but girls do receive pride from the number of likes on their posts. This is usually negative pride because they go …show more content…
I believe that there is so much sport pride in high school students because sports are a big part of many high school students careers. Sport pride can be positive or negative; it depends on the individual. Students can use sport pride as positive pride simply to better the schools team, and just play the sport for the enjoyment of it. Negative sport pride is more common in my opinion because in today’s world almost everything is based on who does what better. For example, most girls who play sports in high school post every single point they made during the game and flaunt about how they won. It is great to show support and effort for the school and team, but flaunting every good move they made during the game isn’t necessary. Having other people notice your achievements without you having to tell them every minute of the day is

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