My Calling In High School

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A calling like no other
I’ve always known that I wanted to be a force of good in the world, someone who lifts people up, someone who can help during stressful times, and be the shoulder people can lean on. I want to be there for anyone I can. While I’ve been in multiple school groups as early as elementary, such as student council, several honor societies, academic clubs, and other activities, it wasn’t until my final years of high school that I discovered my true calling that has created the most memorable and rewarding experiences of my life.
In my sophomore year of high school, I applied for a spot in an exclusive class of only 25 students who help the special needs students at my campus. I was so excited to jump at the chance to be in a class, that to my knowledge, those enrolled would celebrate the students birthdays, take them to the Special Olympics, and be their confidant and companion. I wanted to join the class to do the same, but it wasn't until I was accepted that I realized how significantly the class would affect and change my heart. This class has redefined how I see myself because I know what I am meant to do with my life. I want to better the lives of Special Needs students because they have enriched my life and made it meaningful.
Despite there only being 5 spot openings for students in my grade level to join the class, my application and interview managed to earn me a spot. By the end of the first week I was already in love. The special needs students

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