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2010 Graduates – Personal Statements

April 5, 2010

I ran with my mother across the road with the guilt of murder echoing in my head. Jagged stones pierced my bare feet. I was four years old. We were drenched with kerosene and my eyes burned like they were on fire. My father had tried to kill us both. He had come home fully […]

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2010 Graduates – Personal Statements

March 29, 2010

And the flames burnt into my face… I cannot remember whether my mother was burning or not, but I do remember that I was crying. Through the water in my eyes, I watched as the fire from my father nearly destroyed my mother. Soon after that, my mother and father separated. I was in my […]

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2010 Graduates – Personal Statements

March 22, 2010

“Why me?” I always had this question in mind. When I was two years old my mother left my younger brother and me in the hands of my father. From that time on, I have never seen or heard from her. I had lost the most precious thing in life – Love. My father remarried […]

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2010 Graduates – Personal Statements

March 15, 2010

I paused and bent low to clutch my knees. My breath came in rapid gasps. My body could not take it any longer, but I wanted to win this match. This was it, and there were no shortcuts. Surrounding me, the overwhelming cheers from the audience deafened my ears. The team only needed to score […]

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