As I reflect back on my many years at T.I. I have many memories. Some are in high spirits, others disappointing. Few are devastating, and many remarkable. The inclusions that I have selected to prove myself an effective communicator, an effective problem solver, a healthy, skilled, knowledgeable person, and a contributing United States and global citizen reflect all of my most remarkable accomplishments. To some, they may not be special. Today, my goal is to share each experience with you in a way you will understand why I selected the inclusions you see before you.
An effective communicator must be able to write clearly and effectively in a variety of ways. My ability to do so is proven in the poem "Him." Not only does an effective communicator have to demonstrate skills in written form but also in oral situations. As a solo vocalist performer I have entertained many in a variety of settings, situations, and languages. Through English classes and personal reading experiences I have gained an appreciation for literature and have been able to relate to each experience by responding with understanding, sensitivity, and insight. This is displayed in the Essay "Beloved."
An effective problem solver must be able to demonstrate that they are familiar with the problem solving method and can accurately use it. The research paper "The Accuracy of the Folklore: A Rain from the South Brings Rain in its Mouth" is an example of how I have successfully used the problem solving method. My Calculus review sheet proves me to be an effective problem solver through my ability to solve problems accurately using critical and analytical processes. Each question requires many steps, which, if not done accurately, will lead to defeat.
Every Wednesday, after school I teach private piano instruction to students ranging from ages four to fifty in Watertown. I have chosen to operate on a volunteer basis therefore there is no cost to any students, except