Many people tend to go through life just following along with what everyone else is doing. I prefer not to. I have always been a very dedicated student, my final grades for my senior year of high school were all A’s. I am starting school at Virginia Wesleyan this fall. I plan to major in criminal justice and sociology and also minor in chemistry. I hope to one day be a part of forensics in Virginia Beach. In addition to my dedication to school, I am also very involved in serving the community, just like the Lion Club.
I understand the Lion Club is huge, an international network of 1.3 million men and women in 202 countries and geographic areas, all working together to serve the community in many different ways. I know the club does things such as working to end preventable blindness, cleaning up local parks, and also providing supplies to victims of natural disasters.
I am currently a volunteer with the Virginia Beach Police Department; I have been for three years. I am the administrative corporal in the police department’s explorer post. It is my job as the administrative corporal to handle all of the paperwork and filing for the post. Throughout my time in the explorers I have gained a lot of skills such as leadership and I have also earned a countless number of community service hours. I have gotten to work events such as the strawberry festival in Pungo, the Rock and Roll Marathon and the Shamrock Marathon, in addition to many others.
Also while in high school I attended the Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center for two years. I was enrolled in the Public Safety class. While there I got to participate in SkillsUSA. I served as the District 1 President for two years. During my time as President I got to participate in a lot of fundraisers and community service projects. One example is a project known as Holiday Connection. After a couple weeks of hosting a fundraiser throughout the school where we sell food to the students, we take all of the...