Overcoming Adversity In High School
A common theme throughout my high school career has been overcoming adversity, even when it did not seem possible to myself or others. During my freshman year, I developed an illness that caused me to miss school occasionally. Though it was difficult with advanced classes, I was able to get through it and maintain a grade point average of all A's and A-'s that I was very proud of.
Unfortunately, my health began to deteriorate during my sophomore year so much so that I had to take many classes online second semester. Still, I was determined to keep moving forward despite my illness and hospital visits. I was going to do everything I could in order to get back to my normal, rigorous schedule and friends that I loved.
Though it was