With my career and academic goals coming to a nearing sight. I am honored to write about why I want to take the steps into attending a military academy
From first learning about the military academies through a close friend that moved from florida to vandenberg air force base and later became friends through lompoc high school. I realized that key terms such as leadership, academics, and diversity; all things that the academies are looking for in students, apply to me. From a young age my teachers have always characterised me as a leader. The most memorizable quote I can remember during a parent teacher conference with my 6th grade teacher is her sasying how amazed she is that I could mingle with many different groups with many interest and still maintain a high academic academic statue. This has been true all through high school with being part of many sports teams such as basketball, baseball, wrestling, and the captain of the football team.socially I have been part of chess tournaments with the chess club, treasure of my class, nominated for student of the quarter, admitted into youth leadership of lompoc valley, youth cfo of colas kids non profit organization, and the list goes on.
Many ask why a military academy, why not a college or university not related to the military. One of my reasons definitely not my biggest is financially I wouldn't be able to pay for college. Living with my mother, living with my grandparents, living with the my dad in government housing, living alone, and currently living in section 8 housing with father and step mother. Financially college is a goal achievable through academics and diversity , but will always have the restrain financially to pay for tuition.
Being admitted and attending an academy will not only help me along with my family financially but u will have a chance to serve my country with the utmost gratitude. My parents ...
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