Scholarship Example Essay 2013

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For the last 9 years, my family and I are part of the St. Martin of Tours Parish. I have attended St. Martin of Tours since kindergarten. For my final year at SMT, I have participated in many school activities such as: Nova Cane, participating in the Mass, Talent Show, 1743 Play, Stations of the Cross, Saints in Motion, Student Council, SMT Choir, Rosary Bead, Bake Sale, Secret Santa and countless more. However, my family also helps the school community. My family and I help the school community in many ways such as: Holiday donations, Food Drive, Clothes Drive, and many more. Like Helen Keller’s quote, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much,” we work together to accomplish many obstacles. The first activity is Nova Cane, which is when Villa Nova University students volunteer to visit St. Martin of Tours students to educate us about engineering. During this amazing after school activity, we do many desk-size projects that include; building bridges out of straws, making a house out of candy, creating slime out of simple chemicals, and making delicious ice cream. I have been going to every Nova Cane project since 6th grade and I enjoy every minute of it. The second activity is participating in the Mass, which is when teachers elect students to either bring up the gifts to the altar or read the readings during a school Mass. Similarly, I have also participated in the Saints in Motion, Rosary Bead, Stations of the Cross, and the Heritage Mass. Saints in Motion is when students dress-up as their assigned saint and tell a summed biography of the saint. Rosary Bead is when Student Council Officers, Representatives, and some selected students form a rosary bead and pray as a school to Mary. The Stations of ... ... middle of paper ... ...h the advisor and the president on providing information to all members of the council including agendas, minutes of meetings, activity evaluations and providing information to faculty. The role of Secretary is arduous; however, I give it my all and enjoy every minute of it. As aforementioned, I have attended St. Martin of Tours since kindergarten. For my final year at SMT, I have participated in many school activities such as: Nova Cane, participating in the Mass, Talent Show, 1743 Play, Stations of the Cross, Saints in Motion, Student Council, SMT Choir, Rosary Bead, Bake Sale, Secret Santa and countless more. My family and I help the school community in many ways such as: Holiday donations, Food Drive, Clothes Drive, and many more. Like Helen Keller’s quote, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much,” we work together to accomplish many obstacles.
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