Senior year always seems so cliché and everyone says that it went by so fast and blah blah blah. But, in all honesty, it is so beyond true.It’s funny to think back on all the time I have spent here at Castleton State College and how each year and each experience has shaped me into the person I am now. Freshmen year seems like it just happened, but years have come and gone and graduation is now right around the corner.
Each year has memories attached to it and crazy life stories that can never be topped.
I never would have imagined that I would be so interested in writing for the paper and feeling such a sense of accomplishment when an article comes out. To everyone who doesn’t know his or her major and freaks out about that, when you finally do find that spot, you will just know. You will have such a passion for whatever it is. Writing has become my love and my outlet.
I have seen friends find their passion throughout this past year and seeing that translate into school is so amazing to watch.
Senior year has without a doubt been the highlight of my college career. The people who have been placed in my life are amazing and truly made me realize my potential. Nights at the Dogg have been out of control, and the best pictures have come from the nights that were just a little bit hazy. My friends are truly the best, and I hope and pray that these people stay in my life forever.
I suppose I could pass some wisdom on to the underclassmen.
Get involved, whether it’s with on campus stuff or off, do something around this town. You will have so much more of a purpose when your time here ends and you will truly feel like you left your mark.
Live it up. Don’t spend your time stressing out about all the little things. Just prioritize your time and if you get your work done then playtime can be whenever you want it to be.
Growing up is inevitable for us all. So we can either fight it, or embrace it going into this next phase of our lives. Getting a real big-girl job sounds a bit intimidating but big-girl job means big-girl paychecks. All the hard work will be worth it.
Thank you to everyone who has been a part of my life here at Castleton, you all helped me become who I am. To my girls and the Bandidos, you guys will forever have a place in my heart.