Why education is important to me

Published 10:47 am Friday, November 15, 2013

EDITORS NOTE: Fourth-grader Raven Speight has won the Tidewater News Essay Contest for the School News Page. As a result, her essay will appear on the opinion page. For other contest entries, see the school page on A8.

Education is very important if you want a good job. If you want to be a doctor or a chef, you have to have an education and be trained.



You should never stop learning even after you get a job. There are always new things to learn.

Getting better educated will also mean you will probably make more money when you get a job. You will be able to take care of yourself and provide your basic needs, like a home, car, food, and clothes.

Education is not just book knowledge. It’s also about becoming a better person in life because you learn how to get along with others and have fun while you are learning. If it wasn’t for all the teachers, we wouldn’t know how to do almost anything. We would be like cavemen!

Education is all around us and nobody can take it away from you. You should never stop learning no matter how old you get. This is why education is so important to me.

Raven Speight
Fourth Grade
Carrsville Elementary