This is How I did It

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Martin Luther King, Jr once said “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” This inspires me because over the course of my high school career I have set many goals for myself. I have survived writing many goal essays and quite frankly I have accomplished much of what I wanted to. Selfishness is a large motivator when it comes to personal goals. I have always wanted to play varsity field hockey and varsity softball, become the softball varsity captain my senior year, become part of the top of my class, be a member of the National Honor Society, and find myself. My high school career hasn’t been the best four years of my life but I have still managed to set goals for myself and to fulfill them, giving myself a sense of accomplishment. Having this feeling of accomplishment keeps driving me towards my further goals that I will set for myself. Sports have been and still are one of the most important parts of my life. I have played softball and field hockey since I was in seventh grade. I wasn’t always a good athlete, but I worked very hard to be where I am today. When I was a seventh grader I watched the high school girls play, both field hockey and softball, and I always wanted to be just like them. They worked together, they were skillful, hardworking, overall good at the sport and they were having fun. From then on I worked hard, practicing daily and putting my all into everything I did. I would practice, not only at practice, but on my own with my mom. I spent hours critiquing myself and to this day I still do. I took every practice and game seriously ... ... middle of paper ... ...nt it or not and I have accepted that. I learned that I still have a passion for art and architecture and I also learned that I want to travel the world. Goals are an important part of ones life and over the years I have set many goals for myself. When it comes down to having to talk about myself and the goals I have accomplished, it makes me feel like I am being selfish and conceited, but that is part of the territory and is huge motivator for personal goals. My high school career hasn’t been the best four years of my life but I have still managed to set goals for myself and fulfilled them, giving myself a sense of accomplishment. Having this feeling of accomplishment keeps driving me towards my further goals that I will set for myself. With many goals set through my high school career and almost all of them completed I end my fourth quarter, Goals Met essay.

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