Paper: An Analysis of an Autobiography of Aaron H. Fisher

Through my church and school, | have volunteered over 80 hours a year of community service, focusing many hours on helping out at local convalescent hospitals, coaching U-8 soccer, YMCA, Salvation Army, homeless shelter, canned food drive, blood drive, Samaritan Purse Program for orphans in Russia, Special Olympics, and working with the mentally challenged children during summer programs. My participation in sports has been the highlight of my life. All four years of high school | have played football(All League), basketball(MVP) and baseball(MVP). Playing football was the greatest experience of all. The lessons | learned on the gridiron, taught me a great deal about what it takes to be a winner on and off the field. This year in football, | am considered a leader in the sport. In stats and standings | was seventh in rushing, tenth in receiving and the second in scoring for our section. | was honored by receiving Northern Athletic League “All League - First Team", team “Most Valuable Offensive Player" and was a candidate for the "Heisman Football Award" sponsored by our local media. After visiting many California colleges, my family and | have selected University of Redlands to pursue an outstanding and rigorous education toward a History Degree in a small school environment. The University of Redlands commitment to small class size and its emphasis on high quality undergraduate education fits in very well with my desire to be involved in the learning process. | work and study very hard for my grades and take pride in doing well and will be committed to Redlands high standards. After reading this paper, | hope that you have gained an appreciation for the person that | am and the accomplishments | have achieved. | would like to close with a quote that | hope to mirror my life after: "The world belongs to those who care deeply, who dream boldly, and who work steadfastly....