Destined Loner of High School

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Michael Tran
Mr. Quinn
English 101
19 February 2013
The Destined Loner of High School
A time when I felt like an outsider was when I was eating lunch at school. My mother kept on moving around, so I couldn’t keep friends very long. This was one of the reasons why I ate alone during school. I didn’t mind eating solo; I just finished quick and went to the library. Throughout the years, I’ve gotten used to eating by myself. Some of the time, I was accompanied with an acquaintance I’ve met in class. Most of the time, other students just needed a spot to sit. They search around and find the most familiar person in the room, just to be seated. I didn’t mind because I was usually the first few who entered the cafeteria. That means I get out earlier than most of the people in there. This sort of thing happened from the beginning of my high school years to the end, but some of the time, it didn’t, and I was happy.

Around the age of fifteen, I was enrolled as a freshman at Emporia High School. It was a decent school with amazing classes but lame teachers. What sucked about it was that I was only there for around two weeks. My mom decided that we had to move to Wichita because she wanted to find a better job. She worked at the W.A. Moyer Company, and her job was to make those tiny vials of yellow liquid that help you tell if something is evenly level. Yeah it sounds like an easy job, but some guy got his fingers cut off making them. We started packing and eventually drove to our new house in Wichita. I didn’t mind leaving because right around that day, there was an upcoming exam over some artist I forgot the name of. I was so glad that I didn’t have to take that stupid exam. During the first two weeks of high school, I was still sort of a loner. The school was huge compared to my middle school, which was the Wal-Mart sized building right next to it. Emporia High was like three Wal-Marts squished into one entire structure. I think it was because...
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