National Honor Society

Topics: High school, Education, Teacher Pages: 3 (999 words) Published: November 29, 2013
National Honor Society
It is a great honor and privilege to be nominated for the National Honor Society. This has been one of my goals since being a part of the National Junior Honor Society in middle school. The National Honor Society is said to be looking for student’s service, character, leadership, and someone who has made a difference. I feel as if I fit all of these requirements.

I serve the community through many different ways. I volunteer to help with things going on around the community, for example, I have signed up to help with registration for a race that was going on at a local gym. I have also contributed in helping kids and adults with special needs. I helped at Farm, teaching these people how to ride horses and communicate with others. Riding horses helped them learn how to use their body more efficiently. I feel as all of us that had the chance to contribute in helping them changed these adults and kids lives. They also changed ours on how we look at people. At the farm I also have taught at horse camp with the 8 and under kids. Being a counselor isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. You really have to teach the kids good communication with others around them and also some rules and morals that they will hopefully carry on in life. Like, forgiving each other, and not to hold grudges against one another.

I feel that character is a large part of life. Luckily, I have two parents that have taught me my morals. Unfortunately, not everyone has had these instilled in their lives. Whenever I get a chance I make sure to help and show other people mine. When my friends are mean to others in school I tell them to treat others how you would like to be treated. As a student of High School I have noticed that there is a lot of bullying, whether by race, religion, ability to learn, or what “group” you are part of. I think this all needs to stop, even though some people may think it’s impossible to stop bullying from happening, I think it is...
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