It Was Both a Fast and Slow Year

This year has really had its difficulties for me. I thought so many times, “Naudia you should just give up already it is too hard.” I’ve been through so much this year it is so crazy, but with God by my side I knew I just couldn’t give up because there are way too many people in my life counting on me. This school year threw many hard challenges my way, but I managed to get through it, so I can graduate from Goshen High School and go to a wonderful college. I only have one class that is hard, but i am doing great as of right now. Algebra two with trig gets complicated if you miss a day of school. I try very hard not to miss school because i have responsibilities as an Ambassador to have good grades and attendance. I took the ACT twice in the beginning of the seester and I was not very happy with my score. I was very shocked and disappointed in myself, but I am going to take it again no doubt. I am going to go even harder when I take it again. I am aiming for a twenty one or higher because I want to go to a good college.

I have set several goals for myself than I did last year and the year before that. Other than that, the school year has gone by fast. This school year taught me a lot of stuff on how to be more responsible and better myself not just in school. This school year went by slow and fast at the same time, if that makes any sense. I’ve had many times when I had assignments due and I thought I wasn’t going to turn it in on time. I stayed up knowing I was missing hours of sleep just to get my assignments done. I had to do whatever it took to get it done. I’ve had many setbacks this school year that really stopped me from achieving what I had to. I’ve had my darks times when I lost my great grandma and other family members. I wasn’t sure if I was going to get back on my feet and continue getting good grades. I wasn’t getting enough sleep because I was up all night thinking about everything. It was a very tough time for me when all those crazy things happened this year. My grades starting dropping to B’s and after I had all A’s. Then when I had a long and deep talk my mom, she helped me get through all the pain I was going through. I started getting sleep and focussing on the most important thing: my grades. I got them back up to straight A’s because I knew I had to maintain my grades, and as of right now I’m doing well in all my classes!

Naudia Dorsey

GUA Ambassador

Goshen High School

More Stories

Morning Assembly

By Tekajah LewisBooker T. Washington High School At Booker T. Washington High School, we have something called morning assembly where we come...

UAB Homepage
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.