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I am the leader on shift and in charge of directing the duties of others, keeping the morale high, and making sure the overall shift runs smoothly. I have grown in many areas including problem solving, prioritizing tasks, and my communication abilities. I have learned to remain a leader during extremely stressful times, and to assess the situation while staying calm in order to get us through the busy shifts. I have become a very good leader and my fellow employees look to me to guide them through shifts. This role has stretched me in ways I never thought imaginable, and has shaped me into the leader that I am today. 7. Recently I have become an instant photography enthusiast, and have discovered the magic in Polaroids. I found websites dedicated to this art and realized there were people all over the world, sharing their creativity on the web. I now collect Polaroid cameras, most of which are found at antique stores and thrift shops. My favorite find was a rare Polaroid camera from the 1970s that wasn’t in working condition. This camera used a specific type of film that was no longer made, so I researched alternatives and taught myself how to modify the camera to fit film that was currently being produced. Polaroid will stop producing instant film this year, but this art has opened the door for me to pursue other forms of photography. 8. My favorite verse from the Bible says “And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope” (Romans 5:3-4). My father passed away when I was very young. Growing up without him was the hardest situation I’ve had to
These apartment’s have made such a transition that they are no longer on the list. Like the verse says. 9. In 2005 I went on a two. and live their lives without drugs and crime plaguing them. Our college age group has “adopted” the Villas at Bridge Creek Apartments. they were in the top five of places in Clark County that the police were called to the most. and was unable to become who I was supposed to be because of his absence. Many of them don’t have materials for basic needs and we want to help them in practical ways. and that I am solely in power. and has given me the character that I am proud of.month missions trip to Indonesia with a nondenominational youth organization.face. and did medical aid in some of the most dangerous places for white Christians. hosted fun activities for the kids. 10. I felt like I was lacking something significant. due to the high concentration of Muslim extremists in the area. During this time of loneliness. I faced discrimination every day for what I was affiliated with. and have spent quality time with them to develop significant relationships. WA. I was met with hostility . my tribulation caused me to be who I am today. taught English. Looking back. and people that live there feel like it is becoming safe to go outside. We worked in orphanages. handed out Thanksgiving dinner kits. my family and faith gave me hope. This apartment complex is one of the worst places to live in Vancouver. built villages. We have provided an on site dental clinic. I have learned that nothing could change my destiny. A year ago. I was blessed with three older brothers who have each played a fatherly role. I attend City Harvest Church in Vancouver.
After High School I went on a medical mission trip where I worked alongside nurses. I am excited for my journey to begin. This trip confirmed my passion for nursing. It was a life changing experience to see prejudices fade and be welcomed with open arms through determined sacrifice. Since I can remember I have had a passion for the medical field. and look forward to my goals being met. 11. This challenge has confirmed in me that even in the presence of discrimination. there still remains a place for compassion. which I believe is the heart of nursing. and when I returned home I began my schooling at Clark College.when offering a helping hand. I have worked hard to get here and will continue to work hard till I finish. My goal is to be a Nurse Practitioner and to work in developing countries where medical care is inadequate. I have maintained good grades while working full time so I can pay for college. but I continued to press on to show that religion and race could not form barriers between us. .