I actually graduated a semester ahead of my class, meaning that I left Saucon Valley High School a semester early in order to get a jump start on my college-work at Northampton Community College. I did all of the work myself in order to prepare and get ready for the transition. I also did all of the work in order to get my early graduation approved not only by my principle, but also by the school board and superintendent.In my past 3.5 years at Saucon Valley High School, I spent all three and a half of them as a tutor for classes such as Algebra, Geometry, History, Government and Economics, English, and my main love in high school, music.I have had much discipline and motivation in my life from musical training, such as; 9 years in concert band (9 on flute and I doubled by teaching myself the bassoon), 1 year in the Young People's Philharmonic for which I played bassoon, 7 years in concert choir (two of which I spent as section leader), 1 year in show choir, 3 years in jazz choir, 4 years in marching band (two of which I spend as an officer - historian), 6 years in the performing arts department acting and one year performing in the pit orchestra for the show "Camelot."In addition to my musical history, I have also been in the gifted program at my school since grade 3. This was a program for students who were above the normal learning curve, in which we would be given more challenging and demanding work. I was often complimented with my output. I also did the work in order to allow myself to graduate a semester ahead of my class. I finished high school work in 3.5 years instead of the full four. With the final sememster, I spent enrolled at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem as a full time student.