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Personal Statement: Varsity Cheerleading

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• Interact Chapter or Rotary Club (August 2012 through May 2013). During my Christmas Break I participated in helping a homeless shelter pass out food for the upcoming season as well as participating in trick-or-treat for UNICEF. I left the club after freshman year due to academic responsibilities and time management.

• Freshman/ JV Cheerleading (March 2012 through March 2013). I was the captain of the Freshman/ JV cheerleading team with 11 other girls. We placed 1st place in our “Game Ready” routine at a cheerleading camp & I reached my goal the following spring by making the Varsity cheerleading squad.

• Yearbook Staff (August 2012- May 2013 & Spring 2015- May 2016). Having been involved with Yearbook in middle school; I furthered my
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I competed in the Introduction to Business Communication focusing on business management, administration, marketing, sales, & service. I placed 2nd in my division not advancing to the state level. In February 2016 I will be competing in the Global Business (role play) category that focuses on business management, administration, finance, government & public administration, human service, marketing, sale, & service.

• Varsity Cheerleading (March 2013 through March 2016). Pushing myself psychically and mentally through practices and performances has been a major accomplishment for me. I have effectively developed my endurance & stamina through not giving up when it got difficult. Also, being around 15-18 girls, 5 days a week, provided an excellent opportunity to practice & develop admirable communication skills.

• International Thespian Society (Troupe # 4720) (January 2014- December 2015). Staring in A Super Groovy Night’s Dream, Maxwell P.I., & Becoming Juliet throughout high school gave me the confidence to excel in public speaking. I also gained skills that allow me to remove myself from a situation, yet develop a persona that is needed in a given situation. I was inducted into the Society May
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Working in the Beech High School Infant & Toddler Lab during the spring semester of my sophomore sparked my interest in Family and Consumer Sciences. Since joining FCCLA & helping the officers throughout my junior year I have watched meetings go from 25 members to an astonishing member count of 58 in just a year’s time. After applying & interviewing I was elect the 2015-2016 Secretary, which included contacting speakers & making connections for service opportunities. I successfully brought in the FCCLA Tennessee First Vice President to speak about wasting time through phone usage to my chapter. My partner and I advanced to Nationals this past spring through Star Events focusing on recycle and redesign.

• Best Buddies (May 2015- May 2016). After working as, a Peer Buddy in a CDC class at my school for three years, I helped develop the first Best Buddies chapter that started in May 2015. Best Buddies is an international club that pairs Regular Ed students with a Special Needs student in hope that friendships will be formed. Currently the chapter has 10 active matches, 40 total members, & 18 associate
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