Election Day 1999 was a day larger than me and larger than my school. For me, however, all that mattered that day was the student council election in which I was a candidate for vice president. Earlier that year, I had been encouraged by my friends to run for the position of class representative. I was initially apprehensive about taking on the responsibilities of my schoolwork, as well as the additional work being in the student council would entail. However, as I thought about the possibilities that holding office in the student council could offer, I realized that the future was calling, and no matter what there was no turning back now. September started the year with classroom elections for student council representatives.
What was supposed to be an election based on ideas and representation became a simple popularity contest. Luckily, I placed in the top two number of votes. Running for office in student council microphone, ill, yo, sid all fos Consistent with my love of freedom and my belief in democracy, which is best summarized by Hayek’s Road to Serfdom, I have recently initiated an application to become the liaison to the local board of education. Also, in keeping with my belief that individuals develop strong principles and ideology, I teach Sunday school three months a year and have chaperoned for a local Christian school. Outside pure academics and leadership roles, I lift weights five times a week for an hour each day. In addition, I play singles for my school’s varsity tennis team.
... only 7.4 days of school each year, compared with 8.8 for the average student. (Trevor Born. ... Student Affairs Office, Office of the Students Services, Student Executive Council, and other activity implementing departments and bodies of the school. Students ... school were more likely than nonparticipants to be engaged in volunteering, regular volunteering, registering to vote, voting in the 2000 election, ...
Because I find extraordinary satisfaction in nature and have dedicated my life to its understanding, I enjoy mountain climbing. Among the notable peaks I have reached are Mt. Washington, Mt Jefferson, Mt. Madison, Mt.
Marcy and Mt. Katahdin. Unquestionably, my life’s aim is to dramatically raise the height of the mountain of knowledge so that my successors may have a more accurate view of the universe around them.