National Honor Student Scholarship Essay

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As a seventeen-year-old high school senior, I can say that my upbringing has had a significant impact on my character. I have had my fair share of hardships, however they have served a purpose in my development. My peers and I have started an organization by the name of “The Little Einstein’s” to help elementary students within the community with not only school related issues, but with other issues they may have going on at home. As an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society, I value scholarship and service and I hope to pass on these good values to other students. Devastating events in my life has helped me build character with morals and ethics that will stick with me for the rest of my life.
It is without question that my experiences have shaped my character. While most teens were consumed with superficial realities, I watched my mother bravely battle breast cancer. Dealing with my mother’s cancer diagnosis taught me the biggest lesson of all. I learned that life is fleeting and you should appreciate the people that you. She was my biggest advocate for following my dreams and I know that she would
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Though I am not yet where I want to be in life, I will continue to grow and evolve into the person that I know I can be. Despite the challenges I have faced, I have managed to maintain a high school GPA of 3.5, graduate with an associates of science, and continue fighting for greater success. If I continue to persevere and strive for the best, I know that I will succeed. Adversity has made me stronger and I am all the better for it. The experiences I have had have taught me lifelong lessons and have made me who I am today. Going to college will help me to become an oncologist and achieve my goals. In the spirit of giving, it is my desire to give back to the community by using what I have learned to help insure that children triumph over adversity just as I