Senior Project Reflection

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Before college, I thought I could never speak in front of people. I have always been a shy person and the end of my senior year of high school was growing closer and closer. Whenever someone asked me to speak in front of a large group of people, even in front of my family, I feel my stomach doing backflips and my hands trembling like I was being electrocuted. The day that I had to face my fears finally came and it was the most intense but happiest memory in my life. Doing my oral presentation for my senior project was an experience that made a huge impact on my life. It took many talks with my teacher and practicing in front of a mirror to finally get me to speak in front of people. At times I thought to myself that I would never be able to get over the fear of public speaking. However, I finally made it through my fear and I am not afraid anymore. When my last semester of high school arrived, I knew I had to do my senior project because of every senior I was friends with told me about it but they did not mention what I had to do. The first day back from Christmas break, I walked into my English class and received the…show more content…
For the first three grueling months, I thought it would never be over because I hated speaking in front of people. It would be days where I would bust out in sweats and then there are days where the only time I was opening my mouth was to vomit, then it will be days where I could get through a whole speech she gave me to recite but I would always look down at my feet. I felt that I would never be able to face my fear but Mrs. Johnson believe in me and kept working with me because she not only wanted to see me graduate but she knew that I was going to college and in college, you will have to do those heart wrenching oral presentation pretty much every year and she wanted me to
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