If I could redo high school, I would take more dual enrollment classes, such as Early College and Running Start. These credits transfer and count as credits toward basic prerequisite classes at most colleges and universities. They save you a lot of time and money, and it frees up your schedule in college. Also, I would definitely look for more scholarships during my senior year in order to cover the cost college.
Amelia Pike '19
Nursing | Health Administration and Policy Minor
Amelia Pike is a proud alumna of the PCHS Class of 2019. She currently attends Creighton University, where she is majoring in Nursing and minoring in Health Administration and Policy. When Amelia was in high school, she had absolutely no clue what she wanted to pursue; however, through the help of all the fantastic teachers, faculty, and staff at PCHS, she was able to find her passion for helping others through the health sciences. She hopes that this alumni association will help the next generation of Chargers fulfill all their aspirations and dreams as they take on the world.
Don't be afraid to get outside of your comfort zone while you're still in high school. It's the last time you'll have all that freedom and space to explore what you want before college starts. Make those memories and make them count. In regards to college, join the clubs that really interest you and that you feel like you'll be able to put the time into. College is about quality, not quantity, in all aspects.