An Open Letter To My High School Drill Team
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An Open Letter To My High School Drill Team

Your years on the drill team are going to be some of the best of your life.

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An Open Letter To My High School Drill Team

My dear high school drill team,

I never thought that I'd see the day when I said I missed those long practices, and that I actually miss doing dances 20 times over and over because someone couldn't get it right but I do.. But I do.

If I could give you all one piece of advice right now. It would be to cherish it. Cherish the moments you have with your dance team. It's the most time you will spend with them because once you graduate and go your separate ways you'll almost never get everyone in the same place again. Make as many memories as you can.

Take a mental pictures of performances. Even today, I still haven't felt that excited feeling I used to get when I danced in front of an audience. It's the best feeling, seeing and hearing everyone cheering for you while you perform the dance that you and your team worked so hard to nail.

Never forget those long Friday nights. From the feeling you get when looking out from the football field to the hundred of fans, to the twitching in your cheeks from smiling so much. Or the cramping in the arch of your foot from pointing your toes so hard, to even the clown makeup that everyone secretly hates. All those small things mean so much more to me especially now that I am not doing them anymore.

Your high school years will be gone before you know it. Being a part of the drill team was one of the best decisions I've ever made. It not only taught me leadership skills, but also taught be to be confident and those are skills that you will continue to use for the rest of your life.

If I could give you one last piece of advice. It would be to have fun. High school is so care free. Being apart of an organization like drill team makes it so much more fun and memorable.

Cherish every practice, football game, competition and your team because sooner than you know, it'll be over.

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