At the very beginning of June, my baby brother took a bit step into the adult world as he graduated from high school.
The whole family piled into Barry Center to watch him grduate with highest honors from Cy-Fair high school.
Graduation ceremonies themselves are generally boring, but this one was super exciting- my brother was nominated by his teachers & peers to give the opening address to over 600 graduating students and 8,000 people total in attendance. He sat up on the stage during most of the ceremony along with the school and school board administration.
My brother knocked it out of the park with his opening remarks & prayer. He’d caught a little resistance from the school administrators about praying, especially including the Name of Jeusus, but he went ahead and did it anyway. I was so stinking proud of him & his classmates were so excited about it too. He’s got such a great for sharing his faith & I know he is going to go on and do amazing things.
Every seat in the house was packed & graduating high school is such an amazing time for these kids as they prepare for one of the biggest changes in their lives as they head off to college.
The other kids did a great job with their speeches too & then we just waited for the hundreds of names to be called out.
It was a late night with big party plans the following evening, so we just grabbed a quick dinner at our local favorite restaurant & of course ran into his best friend. Haley is excited for him to go & acts like she can’t wait, but I know she’ll miss having her older brother around.
GOOD NEWS OF THE DAY: Last week of the first half of the year- going to be packed with awesome!