Ethan McCord Pd.3 Prompt 2 The most important thing I have ever achieved is attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Becoming an Eagle Scout isn't just earning a rank; it's achieving a way of life. To become an Eagle Scout, one must fulfill numerous requirements, the most important being a project led by the scout. The minimum time of being in the BSA program is ten months. The ranks leading up to it--which are (from lowest to highest) Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star, and Life--must be earned.
The Lewis and Clark expedition was influenced by the relationship between and Thomas Jefferson, who was a family friend. The author comes up with a summary of the 2000-mile expedition in an amazing prose. During the exploration, Lewis wrote his characteristic voluminous journals expressing their two years of joy as well as the mysteries they were experiencing. President Thomas Jefferson chose Lewis to lead the expedition whose purpose was to explore and discover a northwest route to the Pacific Ocean and opening commercial ties with the inhabitants of area. Lewis was a perfect choice to lead the expedition, because of his military
In the first phase of Charles's life he is confronted with the white man’s confined civilization, which threatens to destroy his natural way of life. Eastman grew up living the life of the “first real Americans” and was “consciously trained to be a man”. He was trained to be a “warrior and a hunter” and considered that the only way to live. Nature is of utmost importance to Eastman during his childhood and he spends most of his time in it. He lived his life adapting “perfectly to natural things” and “harmonize[d] himself with nature”(1).
That is why it is important to honor them on Veterans day. Veterans day is an annual American holiday that honors all military veterans. It is usually observed on November 11, however it may be adjusted if the 11th falls on a weekend. This day is so important to Americans because it is the one day a year dedicated to all veterans who serve our country so faithfully. The veterans keep Unites States Citizens protected every day with great courage and determination, they are most deserved of a special day of remembrance.
Roy Lee is a very important character in this book as one of the main characters in October Sky and also the founding member of the Big Creek Missile Agency (BCMA). As a member of the Rocket Boys, he has been good friends for a long time ago in Coalwood with Sonny, O’Dell and Sherman. Roy Lee lived in Coalwood because his father worked in coal mining business under Sonny’s father. His father passed away when he was 13 years old and his father was 45 years old then. Even though Roy Lee’s father had died his mother campaigned to stay in Coalwood and they were approved.
Ralph’s idea of building huts expresses how he sticks with plans for the safety of the entire group. Ralph is always looking for new opportunities to increase the chances of finally being rescued. When Ralph and Piggy see a ship in the distance, Ralph took the initiative to run all the way to the top of the mountain, just to try and light the fire. Since it was Jack’s responsibility to keep the fire going, it was not much of a surprise when ‘’’Ralph brought his arm
Steve Prefontaine is a good inspiration to all people and to me personally. Sense Steve’s death in 1975 his legend as grown. The Phrase “PRE” has popular today as it was in Steve’s life.I plan to give a little history of the accomplishments and success he had. Steve Prefontaine was born on January 25, 1951, in the coastal logging town of Coos Bay, Oregon. His father, Raymond Prefontaine, was a carpenter and a welder after his time serving in the U.S. Army in World War II.
Seeing and learning how he survives wherever he’s located at really makes you realize how good of a critical thinker he is. To be able to survive in a remote location, you have to be able to think on your feet and be able to do it quickly. He figures out many things that you can do to survive that I wouldn’t even be close to figuring out. Overall, he has used his survival training to survive in eight different war zones, steamy jungles, deserts, icecaps, oceans, and urban environments. Some interesting things about Mykel Hawke are that he has mastered several languages and holds a Master’s degree.
Anthony Ojeda 5-20-13 Personal Narrative ( Boot Camp Graduation Day) The personal narrative, I have chosen to write about is my boot camp, graduation day, I was twenty three years old, when I joined the Air Force, and I was young adult ready for a life change in my life. I joined the Air Force, to become a stronger, disciplined and a courageous person, but I also joined the service, so I could serve my country and go to school. I wanted to find myself not as a boy, but as a man. This would be the most memorable day of my life. This is the day I graduate Air Force boot camp.