Presentation on theme: "Planning My Future Culminating Project 2009. Overview Who am I? –Background –Interests –References Accomplishments –High School Community Service Job."— Presentation transcript:
Overview Who am I? –Background –Interests –References Accomplishments –High School Community Service Job Shadow Academic Achievements –Green River Community College Where am I going? –Future Plans –Goals Education Career Life
Who am I? Background –Nearly 18 years old – Covington Native –Interests Follow WSU Sports Travel –Would like to visit Germany and Sicily History Influenced Success in School –Decided to take my own path toward graduation where I could take more history classes. Changes During Time at Kentlake –Greater appreciation for academic achievement –Chose my own, independent plan –Explored careers in law and psychology
Best Works Freshman –Best Works –Reflection Sophomore –Best Works –Reflection Junior –Best Works –Reflection Senior –Best Works –Reflection
Community Service Project H.O.M.E. Shelter – Volunteer –What is H.O.M.E.? Sponsored by Catholic Community Services 6 month shelter program for single men 18 and older Offers a safe place to stay over night and case management to help address the issues that have them homeless in the first place. –My project Planned evening meal for shelter participants Recruited other volunteers Shopped for and prepared food Delivered and served food at the shelter
Community Service Project Union Gospel Mission – Mens Shelter –What is the Union Gospel Mission? Provide meals, shelter, and assistance with recovery for up to 209 men –My project Assisted with food preparation including making sandwiches for sack lunches Washed dishes
Job Shadow King County Prosecuting Attorney –Chose prosecuting attorney because I have an interest in that field –Job Shadow included: Met with the attorney Went to the courtroom Discussed his daily schedule –General Impressions Interesting Fun to put criminals in jail Service to our society
Academic Achievements Favorite classes: UW History (Mr. Shepard); Freshman Science (Mr. Simmons); Weightlifting (Mr. Kramer) At Kentlake, Computer Applications was one of the most applicable classes to my future profession. Primary best academic achievements occurred at Green River Community College –As of December, 2008, earned 35 credits. –Will have earned 65 credits by the end of this year. –Taken courses in Geology, History, English, Anthropology Graduating in January to enable quicker transfer to university
Future Plans Attend Central Washington University in Ellensburg as a transfer student –Planned Major: Political Science –Continue to Law School Would like to become a corporate lawyer/sports agent
Conclusion My experiences at Kentlake have provided a solid foundation for the next steps in my life. Real life learning opportunities such as volunteer activities and my job shadow with an attorney have given me insights into different career paths after high school.
Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way. -- George Evans
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