Narrative Essay About Tryout

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Go big or go home is my motto for the night. Everything I do at this tryout will affect the rest of my junior year and all of senior year. “Hands on your hips, a smile on your lips, spirit in your heart, let’s start,” plays through my mind as the judges stare at you and the person with whom you are trying out. This journey begins several hours before, at the beginning of the day. For several people, it was a typical Thursday. People were thinking about how close it was to the weekend and what they were going to do. For about twenty-one girls, with high hopes of making the varsity cheer team, it was the day of tryouts. Fellow classmates could tell they were stressed out because they looked like a mess, especially the soon to be seniors. All six seniors that were trying out were stressed, hoping to make Varsity their senior year. For example, people were as stressed as can be as if they did not study for a psychology test. Our hair was a mess. We couldn’t…show more content…
Tick tock. Tick tock. Everyone is anxious. Tick tock. Tick tock. Three twenty-nine in the afternoon….one minute before tryouts start. The seconds pass slowly. The clock suddenly strikes three thirty. Time for tryouts to start for the last time for six of us. Mrs. Atkins yells at us to practice the dance, cheer, and chant in front of the judges so that they can see what it is supposed to look like. After we finished that she tells us to go outside and wait. Before tryouts start she sits us down in a circle. Mrs. Atkins said that we all made the team, but we still had to try out to determine who would be the lucky fourteen girls to make Varsity and who would be the seven girls to make Junior Varsity. She continued to talk and all I could think about was how my heart felt like it was about to pound out of my chest, and what I would do if I did not make Varsity my senior year. As I focused my attention back into Mrs. Atkins talking, she gave us our numbers and our partner for

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