A Worthy Leader

689 WordsJan 28, 20183 Pages
Leaders are people that challenge a person to be the best they can be. A leader is a person that uses encouragement to bring out the best in a person, and will pull someone through a difficult phase in life. A leader is someone that takes a person’s weakness and makes it a strength. I met four such people this year. It is my opinion that these four people are very worthy leaders. It is often said that the best leaders need no recognition. These four people though worthy of a medal, at the end of the day will receive no such prize. What they do get are eager students ready to learn each and every school day. I am a sixth grader at Mountain View Intermediate School. I am just like every other student in my block because I love my teachers. I am different because of why I love them. My parents think I have dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disability that causes words to look different, and even move off of the page while you are reading. I have trouble with b’s and d’s when I write. I have trouble reading easy words like was and saw. I have always done well enough in school that testing me for this learning disability was not an option. I will not say that other teachers have not helped me, but there is something different about the four teachers I have this year. I truly believe these four teachers have gone above and beyond the call of duty and that is why my sixth grade teachers at Mountain View Intermediate School can be called worthy leaders. My teachers, Mrs. Shatley,
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