Gulf Credit Union Scholarship Essay
Living in the suburban town of Port Arthur, Texas, I always dreamed of going to a college close to home. Upon visiting Lamar I realized that not only was it close to home, but also had everything that I’m looking for in my undergraduate experience. My lifelong dream is to be able to give back to my community by assisting in bringing forth life. My desire is to become a Labor and Delivery Nurse. A good college education is my primary goal after I graduate high school. I would like to build a good future for myself and to make my mark in our society by helping others and making the world a better place.
Throughout high school I was very serious about my education. I am a very self motivated person and I have always strived to reach a higher level of achievement. Because my class size is extremely small it is very competitive to remain at the top of my class. Nevertheless through hard work and dedication I have been able to maintain a top position academically. Outside of my academics I am very active in extracurricular, community, and religious activities. I posses many leadership qualities that I display in my various activities which include: Senior Class President, a member of Key Club, Student Council, Co-Chair of Homecoming Committee, and this year’s Homecoming Queen. Additionally I volunteer in my community with The DPS Highway Trash Pickup, Bikes and Bibles, Martin Luther King Jr. Support Group. Finally I am an active member of my church participating in the Praise Dance Ministry, Sunday School, Tutoring, and Poetry Ministry. I have attached a resume with a complete list of my many achievements and awards.
Although I have achieved a great deal in high school I strongly believe a person never stops learning. Because of this I am very eager to further my education by attending Lamar University. Attending Lamar will give me the foundation I need to achieve my goals. I plan to attend Lamar and major in Nursing. Upon...