Thanksgiving break was awesome! Finally going home and seeing the whole family was something that was much needed. It went by really fast though, and before I knew it I was back at the Academy. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas break is only two and a half weeks so coming back from break we immediately hit the ground running with multiple tests and our fair share of projects. December 1st we had our winter formal dance and admittedly it was a lot more fun than expected. A bunch of my friends and I had dates, we went to our formal dinner, and it ended with a dance in Leamy Ballroom. It was fun to see everyone dressed so fancy and even though the uniforms for the females weren’t too flattering it was easier to get through it when all of us were matching.
Since the dance, it seems like we have gone straight into exams and, while it is a bit stressful, it’s crazy to think that I will be home in one week. Next semester is going to bring a lot of changes so it will be interesting to see how things play out. This first semester has flown by and I am happy to say that I have learned so much already. I have encountered some amazing leaders in our upperclassman, which has driven me to work hard to be as impactful as they have been to me. I’m trying to go into next semester with an open mind and learn as much as possible from our new leaders.
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