Posts in Category: ‘Wildcard Voting’
|Nominated by: Amanda Marie Green
In an age that has successfully put more pressure on students than ever before, the ability to juggle athletics alongside academics in itself, in my opinion, makes everyone on a sports team a champion individually. But I’m not writing this essay to talk about individual champions, or even the championships of other teams. I want to tell you about the basketball team I’ve played on at Osceola… Read more.
|Nominated by: Lisa Tipton
What makes a champion? Winning is everything, right? Well, that is what the world defines it as, but a true champion is someone who puts forth 100% effort when fighting for a cause whether it is on the field of competition, in the class room, or in the community. If you exhaust your abilities towards accomplishing a goal, no matter the outcome, you are a champion in the eyes of the Lord… Read more.
|Nominated by: Emily Gore
When I think of the word champion many things come to mind. Champions come in many shapes and sizes. As an athlete and a coach I can relate being a champion to mean many things. Champions are winners. But not all winners are champions. Champions must be willing to work hard and challenge themselves to be the best… Read more.
|Nominated by: Bre Nice
What makes a champion? It is not the trophy, It is not the talent, or even the salary, the most points, the fastest time, or the better records. It is not even being the best of the best. All of these things are just the benefits of what makes a true champion. You see, the real winners in life are those who have the courage to see the impossible, and the ones who have the strength to survive and conquer… Read more.
|Nominated by: Christina Maloz
Many of us have heard the age-old cliché that true champions are born, not made. While I partially agree with this quote, the coach in me realizes that sometimes players have to be molded into champions. At no time in my life has this been more true than now… Read more.
|Nominated by: Tammy Pack
Let me begin by saying that all parents are proud of their children. I too proud of my child’s accomplishments however, what I am most proud of is the way she handled the battle she was given. Haley Pack was born with birth defects. By the time she was eight years old, she was unable to walk without excruciating pain… Read more.
|Nominated by: Erika Hanley
According to Merriam-Webster, a champion is a winner of first prize or first place in a competition or someone who shows marked superiority. Personally I believe being a champion takes so much more than a first place prize or even a win. In order to become a champion one must delve inside themselves… Read more.
|Nominated by: Joshua Smithers
There are many reasons I believe the Cardinal Mooney Football team are champions. We have more than half of our team with a 3.5gpa or higher. We place our football players in some of the top academic colleges to play football, like, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown University, Furman University, North Central College, and Stanford to name a few… Read more.