Scholarship Essay

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Dear Scholarship Committee, I am proud and honored to recommend Silvia Camacho to the Scholarship Committee. I have known her for four years as a teacher, coach, mentor and friend. Silvia is an outstanding leader, mentor and role model for her peers at Lake View. Silvia Camacho is a well-organized person, balancing her academics and sports well. She has a 2.7 grade point average. She is one of our top athletes at Lake View High School. Silvia Camacho is taking some challenging and interesting classes such Honors Literature, Chemistry, Art, Spanish and Avid. She is working hard in class and having fun in her senior year at Lake View. Silvia has been recognized as a presenter and speaker for the Freshmen Orientation for four years, senior helper, Senior Athlete Announcer, and Softball team captain for three years. She is an office aid to the counselor for 2010. She has received awards for Student of the Month, Physical Education Leadership Class Award, and IHSA Academic Award Distinguished student for Spanish, Physical Education, and Athletic Captain Award. She has also received athletic awards such as Letter Man Jacket, Major and Minor letters, Numerals, Pins and Plaques. She has gone from most Improved Athlete to Most Valuable Athlete. Silvia has received certificates for her outstanding devotion, and leadership abilities in sports. Silvia’s peers, teachers and coaches love and respect her. Silvia has served as Sophomore Basketball and Varsity Softball team. Silvia is always ready to take charge and get started on conditioning and warm-up activities. Her peers in class and on the field respect look up to her. She spends countless hours at Lake View as a student-athlete inspiring others. Silvia has also helped with tutoring, fund raising, field trips, and is a freshman mentor. She has learned many life lessons as a student-athlete during her
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