7 Significant Life Experiences

1st Communion

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My first communion was a significant experience in my life for I now could receive the body of Christ. I went through extensive studying and understanding of the Bible and the Catholic religion at a young age. After receiving my fist communion, I felt as if I was now apart of the Catholic Church and understood why I was receiving communion. This was a turning point in my life for I felt I started to grow as an individual spiritually and gave me confidence in the understanding of the Catholic Church.

AAU National Gymnastics Meet

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Qualifying and placing at the AAU National Gymnastics meet was a significant point in my life for I had accomplished a long range goal in my life as a little kid. I had placed and qualified high in a sport that I lived and died for. Traveling to Rochester Minnesota and surrounded by gymnast not from my gym, but from the state of Nebraska opened my eyes that I was capable to competing with national gymnasts. From this point forward, I was intrigued by competitive sports and knew I was hungry to be the best athlete I could be.

Starting High School

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Starting high school was a significant point in my life for now I had to grow up and start becoming a young adult. I knew I had to fill big shoes and become responsible for all my actions. Transferring into high school taught me to respect upper class men, teachers, and coaches. I learned how to really study, complete assignments on time, and balance sports.

Car Accident

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My car accident was a significant point in my life for I now know for every action I make there is a consequence. The accident taught me to take responsibility for my actions no matter the situation and to be a responsible adult.I now pay the price by making my parents pay for my doctors visitations and minor appearance flaws. I always remember to wear my seatbelt and drive with care, for life is too short to make dumb decisions.

4x1 Relay State Championship

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Winning the 4x1 State Championship in 2011 was a significant point in my life for we as a team had reached a goal we had worked for very hard. This was a turning point in life for I now know that hard work and dreaming big really does pay off. Sharing such an amazing moment with your teammates is a feeling that I will never forget. This was very significant to me for I want to feel this feeling again, and work even harder to become a state champion again.

Michael Leaving For College

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Michael leaving for college was a significant point in my life for I now truly understand how important of a brother he is to me. I have learned how to live as an only child, and truly cherish the moments when he is home. Although I thought we were extremely close as siblings, we grew even closer. This is significant to me for I have grown as an individual and learned how to become an independent person not always relying on my big brother.

College Decision

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Making my college decision was very significant point in my life, for I now know where I am going to continue my education and grow to become a successful adult. This was a turning point in my life, because this was big decision that I spent numerous months thinking about. I now can realax and enjoy the rest of my high school career knowing where I am going to attend college and play volleyball next year.