My Life After High School

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For as long as I can remember the only things I have wanted to do with my life is build and create. As a kid I was obsessed with building Legos but not with directions. Figuring out how to put it together without directions was a challenge but all that more satisfying. I also enjoyed tinkering with anything I could get my hands on, from toys to mechanisms. Throughout my life I have experienced many different events that have altered my thinking and aspirations for the future. Teaching myself and learning from others was the only way to get here today. My interest has always been in building but I never knew exactly what I wanted to specialize in. You can not just be an “Engineer” but you need an area of expertise as in “Electrical Engineer” or “Computer Engineer.” I finally realized what I wanted to do with my life during High school. In 2012, I joined FIRST Robotics Competition Team 3229 Hawktimus Prime located at Holly Springs High School. I spent the first year observing and learning so that I would know what I needed to do in years to come. The next year was a slow start but towards the end there was some kind of awakening within me. I took the responsibility of scouting at competition and being in charge of spirit for the team. Now it was not a lot but it still excited me and drove me into working harder than ever during my junior year. That year I held many positions in the team including Treasurer, Spirit Captain, Communications Officer, Safety Captain, Web Design

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