Golden Arrow

  • Graduation- June 7 at Irvine High Stadium at 5:00 p.m.

  • Last Day of School- June 8

  • Finals June 6-8

Game of Life

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.

Email This Story

I played sports growing up and at the start of high school, but I was terrible. Motor skills are not my strong suit, to say the least. However there is one aspect of traditional athletics that I excel at- competition.
I love winning.
Given my athletic failures, I shifted my focus to academics very early on. While I focused on homework and reading I neglected to turn my attention to those around me. Blessed by nature and nurture alike, their capabilities far exceeded my own. I could not win, at least not against them. So I preyed on the weakest person I could find, myself.
I tried to chip away at the person who lost, so I could finally win. Winning does not have to be defined by beating others. I chose to think of winning as living a life that makes you into the person you want to be.
The only person you need to beat is the one you were yesterday.

Good luck,
Alexa Wallace

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
The student news site of Woodbridge High School
Game of Life