Tag Archives: Sarai Quiel

A definite success all around!

Remember when I talked about that finish line in my earlier blog? Yes, we just past it and we past it finishing in 1st place! A class of 12 dedicated Honors students has raised more than $4,000 dollars for shipping … Continue reading

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How This Course Has Changed My Life

I still can’t believe I’m sitting here writing my last blog for this class. This semester flew by and it’s mind-boggling that it is almost over. While trying to think of what to write about this week, I’ve looked over … Continue reading

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The Fall of Mortenson

And so it happens, “Another hero bites the dust”, says MTV founder Tom Freston. This remark is in light of the recent scandal involving Greg Mortenson. Greg Mortenson is mountain climber, best-selling author, and philanthropist. His tales of bravery, courage, … Continue reading

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Gratitude for a Great Semester

Today in class we received one of the last assignments we will have for the semester.  It was to begin writing well-deserved thank you letters to all the people and organizations that have helped us be so successful.  But first … Continue reading

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Enlightenment at MacDill Air Force Base

This past Monday (April 11), my classmates and I, along with Mrs. Temple and SMSgt Rex Temple’s mom Maxine, went on a tour on the MacDill Air Force Base. This awesome field trip was a reward for our hard work? … Continue reading

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An “Educational” Day

Today, our class received one of the greatest opportunities and privileges we could have ever asked for as regular civilians—we were allowed a detailed tour of the MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa! A field trip in college? How cool is … Continue reading

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Opportunities

When I walked into class today, a very rewarding and encouraging sight welcomed me: carts full of boxes and school supplies waiting to be packed. There were probably around 20 boxes waiting to be sorted through, repacked, and taped up. … Continue reading

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Almost at the finish line

Although I love to play soccer, running and I are not friends. To be exact, we’re pretty much frenemies. I’ve always wondered how track or marathon runners run and run and run until they complete the finish line. Most runners … Continue reading

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Super People Doing Amazing Things

Wow. The semester is nearly ¾ of the way through, and April 1st is right around the corner. Who would have thought that our class would accomplish all that it has in the past three months? In three short months, … Continue reading

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AAUW sponsors 10 boxes

Right before Spring Break, I was really nervous about how I was going to come up with the shipping money to send my 10 boxes. It’s hard to ask people for money especially in this economy. Fortunately, there are people … Continue reading

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