In the fourth grade, I entered a poetry contest on the definition of a true friend and was awarded with the publication of my poem in a poetry book of Virginian writers.
In the fifth grade, I entered an essay contest about my hero and won second place in the state for my grade level, as well as a $100 savings bond.
On the warm spring morning of April 1, 1997, I, Ajanee’, took my first breath of air in Richmond, Virginia.
After a year of my existence my mother, father, and I moved to Saint Petersburg, Florida where my mother gave birth to my little brother, Nakiem.
Sleepless nights, constant sweating, and dehydration are all serious possibilities to those students.
For many freshman, living conditions in the dorms can produce hardships than can be uncomfortable and an inconvenience.
For example, I myself lived in a non-air-conditioned dormitory my freshman year and it was so hot in the room you would want to take cold showers just so you wouldn't have to break a sweat when you got back to the room, it was a very uncomfortable situation.
The heat and humidity during the summer and spring can make living unbearable.
Since there are many students that live in the dorms throughout the year, the school cannot possibly afford to make each dormitory into a holiday inn suite.
Some dorms do not even have air conditioning, which makes it hard for a student during the really hot days of the year.