For once, I'm going to be totally serious. Today is a very special day: Martin Luther King Jr. Day. While he was certainly a prominent civil rights leader, he also was dedicated to community, service, and education. Ideally, we should strive to work together, build equality, and strengthen our communities every day. So while you might ponder why you are in school today when many other schools are not, take at what he said about education:
Embrace the opportunity to receive education as a gift, and use it to make the world a better place. People are willing to pay it forward to you to accomplish your goals, so see the generosity of others as a gift too and apply for a scholarship today.