Essay About Service

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What is community? The term community is a group of interacting people, living in some proximity. Community usually refers to a social unit larger than a household that shares common values and has social cohesion. Community is a large group of people helping each other and benefiting from each other. Saint Jude Community refers to the students helping each other, and students working together in order to improve themselves and help others to be one in serving the school. The students achieve this by possessing the five core values, discipline, excellence, Christ-centeredness, service and commitment. Having spent a total of 13 years in Saint Jude Catholic School, I can honesty and confidently say that my most of my contributions to my school and community cannot be touched or seen, but it can be felt in the hearts of my teachers, friends and classmates. My optimism, enthusiasm and bubbly mind set has enabled me to chase my dreams and has encouraged all my friends in pursuing their goals as well. Throughout the years, I have always strived to emulate a true blooded Judenite by exhibiting the five essential core values of Saint Jude Catholic School. These five values are excellence, service, commitment, Christ-centeredness and discipline.

I have always aimed for excellence in my academic studies. Being a consistent honor student, and from time to time being elected a class officer, I exhibited leadership and confidence to my fellow classmates and friends. I have always done my best to meet the expectations and accomplish the goals set by all of my teachers. I have always been a very competitive person and I never settle for satisfactory results. I have also participated in various activities such as drawing and art competitions, science contests, math contests, and this year’s FedEx Junior Achievement of the Philippines International Trade Challenge Business Plan Competition 2012 and brought with me the great name of my school, Saint Jude Catholic School. My...
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