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Thursday, November 12, 2009
Why should I be a Students Live Reporter for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games? Easy, I am an out-going teenager from
From the day I first heard
Not only is this a great way for me to get involved with the Games, I also get a chance to connect with many other students outside of my school, who are also interested in the Olympics. This program genuinely creates a rich learning experience for me that I could never take for granted.
So why pick me out of the other hundreds that have applied? I have what it takes to think on the spot, and have the qualities of a true reporter. As I’ve grown older I’ve realized that I have a passion for writing. English has always been my favourite subject. Writing was basically my means of escape. I got to get away, and express my emotions on paper. Surprisingly, for someone my age, I am very comfortable and confident when it comes to public speaking. Knowing that people care about what I have to say makes me feel important to the public eye.
Moreover, being raised in a sports-hyped household has taken a toll on me. My grandparents are avid cricket fans, and my parents are in love with
In addition, I believe I fully meet the requirements to be a reporter for Students Live. I am fluent in English, Punjabi, and I am currently completing Grade 11 French. I take great pride in being bilingual. Furthermore, I have been certified in
I hope to be one of the 24 students selected from this tight competition. It would be my honour to share my experience from the Games with my fellow peers through many of the web 2.0 tools such as Facebook, and Twitter. I have the spirit that the 2010 Olympics are anticipating for. In Olympian Patrick Chan’s words, “I believe this is something I was born to do, or something I have to do.” I believe I have whatever means necessary for this role. Now the question is, do you believe?