Waooooo!!. I have not been asked this question for years.
My greatest achievement is my academic attainment especially when I graduated from the university and had sometimes out of education while working and making earnings meet. A little thought about the future inspired me to raise my academic levels. I went back to school for another 2 years professionals and a Masters degree. I did recall word of advice from my supervisor “dream high, aim high, believe in yourself and you will achieve greatness”. It took hard-work and dedication to be back in classroom. It was not easy at the beginning, but i was motivated and I promised myself of becoming a professional and achieving a masters degree.
A quick flash back of what I was some years back and what i am today has helped to shape my character and build my integrity and self-confidence especially having this great opportunity on this event to inspire and share ideas of my science with brilliant young future scientist.
Like Johnson it’s got to be education…and I’m sure you’ll feel that way very soon too.
I was never very good at school, but I worked really hard at science and continued to do so through Uni too. All this hard work paid off and I got the highest mark I could in the final year of my course. I was dead chuffed and I’m not sure who cried more, my Dad or me!! And then we both cried again when I got my masters which I’m sure I’ve told you already I’m still the only non-vet to graduate from this course!! My mom cries all the time at sad and happy things so her tears don’t really count!!
When I was your age, my greatest achievement was winning a big competition on my pony….I still have the trophy!