Princess of the Realm

Scholarship Entrant: Kimberly from Anchorage, Alaska
Essay Question: If you could earn a living doing what you love most, what would it be, and how would it change the world? Describe the specific goals you would set to make that dream a reality.
Vote for Kimberly: 1781

When I was a little girl I wanted to be a princess: beautiful, happy, and with the power to change the world. As I grew up I realized that in our world the people who have this kind of power are not princesses, rather they are lawyers, soldiers or politicians. . In fourth grade, after playing the prosecution lawyer in a mock trial event, I realized that I would be a lawyer. This great ambition, however, is something entirely foreign to my family; I will be the first in over 3 generation to obtain a college degree. This has driven me to never accept anything but the best, because I know that in order to attain my goal I must work harder than anyone before me. Through my life there have been 2 characteristics that define me: an unyielding sense of moral character, and a constant need for excellence. My family and everyone around me have invariably been supportive, but in the end it is riding on me. Due to this, I have used certain building blocks to hone my natural abilities, and craft the skills necessary to achieve my goals. I have an adept set of leadership skills, fierce desire for perfection, and an uncompromising ethical code.

Vote for Kimberly: 1781

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