My Life

By Mark72
  • Birth

    I was born on October 17th, 2007. I was born at Rochester Ascension Hospital at 3:32 PM. I was 8 pounds and 18 inches at birth.
  • Baptism

    Almost exactly a month after my birth I was baptised. I obviously don’t remember much of anything but it was the most important day in my life. All of my family and relatives were there.
  • First Birthday

    First Birthday
    1 Year after my birth I would have my first birthday. While I wasn't able to do much I was able to walk around. While my vocabulary wasn't big, I could say some basic words
  • First Day of Preschool

    First Day of Preschool
    I was 4 years old when I attended my first day of Preschool. I don't remember anything in particular that day, but that would be my first time meeting new friends and new people. It would begin the learning process.
  • New School

    New School
    After only two years of attending Preschool and PreK I would move to a new school at Living Word. Living Word was not very far away from my old school. There I would meet people that I still know to this day.
  • First time Flying

    First time Flying
    This would be my first time ever flying on a plane. I would be going to Florida where my Grandparents live. My cousins would be meeting us there once we landed in Florida.
  • New School (Again)

    New School (Again)
    After Living Word shut down its school after my first-grade year, I would begin second grade at St. John Rochester. Some of my fellow classmates from Living Word would also attend St. John Rochester. There I would stay to complete both elementary and middle school.
  • Moved into An Apartment

    Moved into An Apartment
    After almost 9 years of living at my old house we moved into an Apartment for about a year. The Apartment was surprisingly spacious and had a community pool. There were a lot of kids to hang around with Aswell.
  • Got a Dog

    Got a Dog
    On March 19th, 2017, we would get our first dog. He is a pure bred Havanese dog that was still a puppy. We brought him home to our apartment after school one day.
  • Moved into a House

    Moved into a House
    After about a year of living in an apartment we would finally move into a new house. The house was newly constructed and was around the same location of the apartment. The house was one the first built in a new subdivision.
  • First Basketball Game

    First Basketball Game
    This would be the first basketball game I played for on the 4th and 5th grade St. John Rochester Basketball game. I remember it was a home game after a school day. I remember how fun it was and haven't stopped playing basketball since.
  • Lutheran North 5th-6th 1st place chess tournament

    Lutheran North 5th-6th 1st place chess tournament
    During my 5th Grade I became the school chess champion. Shortly after this I would win a chess tournament at Lutheran North aswell. I remember being quite nervous before the games started.
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    Trip to Orlando, Florida

    While this wasn't my first time going to Florida, it was my favorite. We stayed at the Universal hotel, and I was able to go on a lot of roller coasters. We were also able to do a lot of things around the area as well.
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    Basketball Camp

    During this time, I went to a basketball camp that was 3 hours a day. During this camp I learned a lot that made me a better player. This basketball camp helped me improve a lot.
  • First Computer

    First Computer
    As a birthday present, I got a computer which I had been asking for the whole year. I remember the day I got it I spent the entire day setting it up and exploring the possibilities of what I could do with it. It is still the computer that I use to this day
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    Washington D.C Trip

    For my 8th grade year, we went to Washington D.C for 4 days. I remember the very long bus rides back and forth and the amount of walking we did. There were a countless number of things we did in just a single day. It was by far my favorite field trip and always will be.
  • St. John Rochester Valedictorian

    St. John Rochester Valedictorian
    During the Awards Ceremony, I received Valedictorian. From the beginning of the school year getting Valedictorian was my primary focus. I remember during the morning before the Awards Ceremony being confident that I had got it.
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    Upper Peninsula Trip

    This was my first time going to the Upper Peninsula. The nature there was beautiful, especially the Kitch-Iti-Kipi Springs. I had a lot of fun up there and it is a trip I won't forget.
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    Trip to Petoskey, Michigan

    We went up to Petoskey, Michigan to spend 4 days at a hotel right on the lake. During that time we went charter fishing and did a lot of swimming. It was really fun and had a lot of fun activities
  • First Highschool basketball game

    First Highschool basketball game
    This day would be my first game day at Lutheran Northwest. I was definitely nervous as I didn’t know how it would turn out. The game, while we didn’t win, turned out quite well and I enjoyed it more than I expected.