Personal Essay: The Concussions And The Value Of Education

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I graduated eighth grade and entered our local public high school in September of 2013. I was doing well in my classes and excelling in volleyball. In September of 2014, I was hit in the head with a volleyball by my coach which resulted in a severe concussion. I missed the first semester of school and during that time I realized I was not achieving my goals or preparing for college. My family and I had a lengthy discussion and decided it would be best for me to transfer to Bishop Shanahan. After the switch, I realized I was months behind my classmates and I had to self teach all my classes even though I was still healing from my concussion. Even though I struggled, I am proud that I will graduate from Bishop Shanahan ready for college and for
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