Tonight, we honored our Leadership students at the annual banquet and each parent heard a character trait assigned to his/her son or daughter.
Our boy, the six-foot four boy in a man's body who I can't keep in a pair of slacks that are long enough received the character trait - Most Determined.
Tonight, in the middle of Teacher Appreciation Week, I am so grateful for how deeply and how well Mr. Pinkerton, Mrs. Embry, Mrs. Kelly, Mrs. Blythe and Miss Robinson know our kids.
Wade Garrett is so very determined, determined to win, to be the best, to win your approval, to learn more quickly, to solve the problem, to be dependable, to serve others and to serve Union High School - a place he dearly loves.
We should all have his tenacious drive and his fortitude; the strength of his will amazes me even when it causes him to challenge this mama's authority. He is most determined to grow up to be sure.