As a high school student, it can be difficult to get the perspective of how the things we learn relate to the use in the real world and college. When will I need to know how to dissect a frog, or certain math chapters? I recently experienced first hand one way I have been prepared to be successful in aspects outside of the walls I have learned in.
Last year, I took on the roll as Secretary of Pony Club’s North Central Prairie Region’s Junior Board. Gibberish, right? Allow me to explain. Pony Club is an international organization, originating in Great Britain in 1928, but now is alive and well in 31 countries with an estimated 130,000 youth membership.
What could go wrong with meeting and communicating among teenagers? After our meeting this fall having a result of four Junior Board members showing up out of about twenty, I knew something had to change.
"The door has opened to a whole new world of communication- allowing those who have been less involved and out of the loop to now keep up."
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic,” said Arthur C. Clarke. Magic is flying over jumps, hearing whineys signifying dinner time, the tickling of whiskers while feeding treats, and- as it turns out- Google.