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Unformatted text preview: junior majoring in accounting. Presently, I am employed at a restaurant to help support my family and pay for my tuition; however, I still attend school fulltime. Even though I have been in the United States for five years English is still very difficult for me. At times fully understanding professors in class can be quite an arduous task. Despite these difficulties, I still am able to maintain a GPA of 3.18. Although supporting my family and taking challenging courses at the university at times can be a daunting task, I continue to persevere and meet every challenge that comes my way. I believe that I meet all the requirements for the Leona Bridges Scholarship and getting this would give me more time to work on my studies instead of always working since the funds from the scholarship would alleviate my finances....
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- Spring '11