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Legacy Scholarship Essay

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I have earned a Legacy Scholarship for a number of reasons. I have attended schools in Mapleton since I was in preschool. Ever since then, I have loved going to school and have had many ambitions for myself. Because of that, I have always thought of myself as a precocious child. I believe I have had many responsibilities since I was young, and therefore making me very independent. For instance, my mom has worked nights for as long as I can remember. Because she would work nights, when I’d get home from school she would be on her way out for work. This meant that there was no one to tell me to do my homework or help me with it. Ever since I was in kindergarten I was a responsible and intelligent student and that has continued up to this date.…show more content…
At this point in my high school career, I have a grade point average of 3.6 out 4.0. Not only my grade point average, but my extra curricular activities as well. I have been a member of the National Honor Society since my sophomore year and have participated in various community service events for my school. I was also a varsity starter for the Lady Wolverine’s soccer team. I persevered the first two years of soccer while being on JV, however, my coach noticed my hard work, improvement, and commitment which resulted in a spot on varsity for me. I have faced many adversities in my life; the most significant one being the passing of my dad. My dad battled with Multiple Myeloma since 2012, and unfortunately lost that battle on March 22nd, 2015. He was being treated for his cancer in Mexico, so when he became seriously ill I had to travel to see him. I visited him during winter break of my junior year and stayed a few days after my break was over. When I came back, I was behind in Chemistry. I went in on a daily basis to receive extra help from my teacher. All my hard work payed off as I earned an A in Chemistry my entire junior
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