Graduation Speech : High School Essay

896 WordsSep 17, 20154 Pages
Over the last few years of high school I feel like I changed in a positive way because in the beginning of my freshmen year of high school, I didn’t really think of how much my grades would affect my chances of graduating and going to college. I didn’t think I would make it this far and it didn’t matter to me because dropping out and getting a GED seemed like an easy way out for me at the time. But I realized that life could be hard out there. If you can just finish school, work on getting your diploma and maybe go to college and the real world and all you’ll have is GED that gets you little job opportunities when study for what you’d want to do for a career. Every time I felt discouraged, I told my teachers “Hey, I don’t think I can do this. I give up”. They made sure I got my work turned in on time to my class, because those teachers cared about my education, and at the end of the day when school is over and I’m going home, I think about all the homework I have to do and tests I have to study for. My biggest goal I have set for myself is to graduate and go on to college because I value my education. I want to continue going to school and take a couple of classes like journalism, clinical laboratory science, criminal justice, or education, also American Indian education. These are a couple of courses that I choose to study for, because they could benefit me most in my career by having outstanding experiences for jobs. Between my freshmen year and my senior year I am

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