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Hi I'm Christine Broadbent

I'm a high school student who loves music, sports, and making the most of every moment.

About Me

I started playing piano when I was 6 years old, and continue to develop those musical abilities through playing saxophone in my high school band and learning new pieces of music when given the opportunity. I love music with all my heart, and I'm so thankful to my mother for dragging me to piano lessons when I was younger and had not yet realized what kind of impact music would make in my life. I also started playing volleyball when I was 9 years old and completely love the sport. I played all through middle school and my Freshmen and Sophomore years of high school and would've played my junior year, but I decided to be the Drum Major for my high school marching band. I also love running and was a member of my school track team my first two years of high school. I have a wonderful family whom I love very dearly and would never trade for anyone else. Time with my mom, dad, and sister is something I value very much, especially now that I'm going to college in a short period of time. When I'm not spending time with family, participating in sports, or playing music, I'm usually catching up on some homework, but, when time permits, I enjoy reading, making jewelry, hanging out with friends, watching movies, and seeing what the latest fad on YouTube could possibly be:). I like to think of myself as the normal teenager, but is there really such a thing as normal? We're all our own individuals, and that's what really matters most.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been in the church since I was born. My parents brought me to church every Sunday with the snacks, toys, puzzles, and games all packed up in a bag so I could keep busy during the meetings. Once I turned 8 though, I realized that there's something different about church, and I had to figure out what made me notice this abnormality. Church became less of a time to play dolls and color pictures, but a time to find who Jesus Christ really was and find who I could be in the process. I know being a member if The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church has changed my life and shaped the person who I've become. I know that without the church, I don't even want to consider the type of person I would be. I love this gospel and everything about it. I love the way I feel when I read the scriptures, sit in Young Womens every Sunday, and taking the sacrament every week. I know that God loves me no matter what, and I know this church has true doctrine and teaches of Christ. If I didn't know for a fact it was true, I would've been long gone by now.

How I live my faith

Over the course of my high school career, I've been attending early morning Seminary which is basically a class where we study the scriptures and find greater meaning within the gospel. Seminary is NOT easy, but I wouldn't trade any amount of sleep or extra homework time for the hours I've spent in Seminary. It has helped me grow as an individual and made me appreciate the church and what it has to offer that much more. I also attend church every Sunday I can and participate in Youth activities on Wednesdays. I'm the 2nd counselor in Laurel class presidency, and I love my calling in supporting the duties of the president.