Matthew Collier Legacy

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“Next up, Congratulations to Matthew Collier!”... it is time. The moment you have been waiting for three years now, or what felt like and eternity. The crowd is clapping for you as you get up from you seat and walk up to the principal wearing your gown from head to toe. You can see you parents in the crowd have tears roll down their eyes in happiness. As you grab your diploma, you think to yourself how fast middle school went. You have flashbacks from when you have just entered this school in 6th grade and thought to yourself that you have plenty of time in middle school and there is no need to rush. However, now that you are finishing up your last day of 8th grade and heading off to high school, you want to leave a legacy which your teachers…show more content…
If you do not set goals or achievements for yourself then, you will not be successful in life. One major goal that I set for myself is to be elected at the ROTC program at Colts Neck High School. Unfortunately, it will not be an easy goals to achieve. It is going to a long bumpy ride until I reach my destination. However, if I study hard, complete all of my school assignments, and get antoshining grades then, I can find a shortcut to make this ride shorter and maybe even smoother after all. Also, participation is one of the main keys to achieving this goal. I make sure that I participate in class and in after school activities such as track and field and basketball because then my teachers and my coach could recommend me. This single goal persily will overall make me smarter and a hardworking student by the end of the year.

When it comes to success, you need to know what you're capable of and what you value. If I don’t get elected to the ROTC program at Colts Neck High School then, so be it. There could’ve been a good reason for it to be that way. School is not my only priority to think about, but I need to remember about my family and how they motivated me to get to where I am today. Not just them, but also my friends and teachers’ who told me to pursue your dreams and to follow my goals. Without them, I would not be where I am standing right
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