Posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010 11:48:24 PM
Everyone has someone to keep them on their two feet as they walk through life. Normally it would be a parent or a friend, but mine is different. Teachers usually are there to teach and move on with life, I have been blessed with a teacher who takes the time to be sure I’m doing what I need to get to college, Mrs. Jessie Kirk. She is the one teacher who watched me grow from a freshman to a senior never leaving my side. I can honestly say, as a freshman, I did not know where I wanted to be in life, what I needed to do, and how I was supposed to get there. Mrs. Kirk was the light guiding me through the tunnel of high school. Now that I am now a senior, I am prepared to graduate and move onto college. She is my inspiration to do better and with all my successes in life, I will always be able to look back and thank her. To the school, she might just be another teacher; but to me, she is my life time friend, mentor, teacher, and more importantly, my hero. She will never be able to comprehend the impact she has made in my life, but I hope she knows I am nothing less than grateful.