My name is Patrick O'Leary, and I'm a high school student in Austin Texas. I have always been interested in sports. When I was young, I would sit in front of the TV and commentate as if I was announcing the game. However, all of my teachers always pushed me towards STEM and other high-paying "respectable" jobs. Finally, I gave in to the pressure. I put all my energy into getting good grades, so I could go to a good high school and then a good college. That all changed when I started high school. Now, in senior year, I have support from all angles which has put me in a position that allows me to pursue my dream of a career in sports broadcasting and journalism.