The Writing Process Of My Speech Essay

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From Cardboard to Brick

It was a cool night in October of 2011 when I was told that I was in a close race with a classmate for the number one spot in the class. She was beating me because her classes weighted more than mine, so I decided that year to do everything that was in my power to beat her to it. All it took me was one class and it was my strongest class that year. She got a grade below me and that was enough to beat her. But it was not until I was in 12th grade, a week before graduation that I was officially told that I was the valedictorian of the class of 2013. The writing process of my speech was a more complex one than others because I tried to involve most of my classmates and teachers because I did not want to leave them out of the speech. I decided to incorporate them because they were part of my high school experience. I tried to give some of my teachers a memorable mention by form of a phrase or action they were known for around the school. I also tried to incorporate each of my classmates in the part of my speech I tried to describe them in one or two word. The hardest part for me was the part where I had to talk about myself and how I got to be a valedictorian I wanted to give a lot of my background info in my speech but I decided to narrow it down to my arrival to the united states of America and me being a first generation high school graduate and college student. I tried to also finish my speech with some encouraging words and with the schools…

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