Recent recipient of the National Honor Society Award: Julien Xavier Carroll
How old are you?
I am 16 years of age.
Where do you live?
I live in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Where do you attend school?
Boys’ Latin Charter School of Philadelphia.
What’s your favorite subject in school?
US History Honors, and Anatomy and Physiology.
Do you consider yourself the top of your class or just average?
I do consider myself the top of my class.
If you have any hobbies, what are your hobbies?
My hobbies include Gaming, Bowling, Blogging, and writing poetry.
What tv shows do you enjoy watching?
I enjoy watching Dexter, Archer, Fullmetal Alchemist, Soul Eater, and Breaking Bad.
What game console(s) do you own? What games do you like? What level are you?
I own the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Playstation 2, and Nintendo 64. The games I like most are Resogun, Battlefield 4, Assassins Creed 4, Dead rising 3 (even though its for xbox one), and Killzone Shadowfall.
What are your goals?
My goals are to complete high school, get a Masters degree, start my own Gaming industry, and be very wealthy.
Right now, what would you like to do as a profession?
I want to as a profession to own an gaming retailer such as game stop. Right now I want to pursue internships that would help me reach that goal.
How did you feel when you were selected as National Honor Society recipient?
I felt very elated.
Was it hard to get this honor?
Yes it was. To receive it I had to maintain academic honors for 2 years, do community service and maintain academic excellency.
Were there a lot of recipients for this award?
Not many. There were only about 7 in my grade out of about 20 candidates that made it.
Do you think it was your biggest accomplishment? If not what was?
I would say it is the biggest accomplishment of my academic career so far.
Do you feel closer to your goals since getting into the National Honor Society?
Yes I do. I feel being admitted to the National Honor Society will increase my chances of being accepted into a university of my choice.
Who do you think was the most proudest of you when you won?
What advice would you give any young man like yourself regarding life and the future?
Don’t be a follower.
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Thank you for sharing your experience with other positive young men of color.
Author: Robert H. Schuller