Saturday, December 21, 2019

Scout Scouts Of Americ The Most Important Experience Of My...

Experience 1 Boy Scouts of America: The most important experience of my life so far was participating in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). I joined my troop when I was eleven and rose through the ranks to become an Eagle Scout when I was sixteen. That title should indicate a person with leadership experience, willingness to try new things, excellence of character, and commitment to both the community of Scouting and the world as a whole. I have always called the BSA the best leadership, outdoor skills, and service organization in America and I firmly believe it. I served in several leadership positions as a Boy Scout, the most impactful of which was Troop Guide. As Guide, I was in charge of all first year training, which meant I developed a†¦show more content†¦I went as a Choral Music student. I was an excellent student in high school, which gave me proper academic standing to apply for Governor s school, but I also had to undergo an audition process as a chorus student. The process involves a solo performance and sight reading. To prepare for this audition I spent about a week researching a song to perform. I had been a chorus kid for a decade, but had never picked a piece for myself before. I enthusiastically listened to dozens of options and eventually picked a song. I also underwent personal growth to prepare. For the first time in my life, I received voice lessons and I diligently studied sightsinging as I would any normal academic topic. Luckily for me, the hard work paid off and I was accepted. As the Teaching Assistant Counselor (TAC) on my floor put it during my first floor meeting, â€Å"You’re here because public school is too boring for you.† He most certainly was right! GSW sparked an intellectual curiosity in my unlike to other. The choral classes were amazing, but the two to three seminars held daily was where I truly grew at Governor s School. Knowing I would later be a math major, I attended every mathematical talk I could. It was amazing! Both GSW faculty and guest college speakers were talking about new mathematical discoveries and advanced topics public school would never go through. I didn’t just attend math seminars though. I heavily diversified and attended talks about science, music, literature, and

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