Thursday, February 25, 2010

My Gator

Before we begin, I feel like I should let you know that this post is just going to be me bragging on my boy. I debated whether it was really appropriate to use this forum to straight-out brag. Then I decided that, you know what? It's my blog, and if there's anywhere I can brag, this would be it. So please forgive me. You've been warned.

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the First Grade Awards Ceremony at Gatorland. Let me tell you, those kids are cute and fun! And the teachers are sweet and wonderful. It's a good place.

After sitting through many awards, many of them given to our buddies (so proud of those cuties, too!), Jake's name was finally called. He received the GATOR Award, which was given to two children from each class.

Without boring you with the details, this pretty much sums up what we already knew about Jake. He's a really good kid. He works hard at school, does well in his studies, and is consistently on his best behavior.

Dan and I are so proud (in a good way, of course) of this kid. We sure do like him a lot!

Oh, and Jake is pretty pleased with his award, as well. But his excitement is focused primarily on the bright orange pencil and a gift certificate for nasty pizza that came with the certificate. We all have our priorities.


AJoyfulBabyBowtique said...

i wish we lived around each other again, our boys got along great!

Susan said...

he is wonderful, and he has wonderful parents - hopefully that means his grandparents did a pretty good job with his parents!

Basically what that means is, Della and I are awfully proud of Jake's parents, too!

Cailean said...

Wow wonderful!!! You have every right to be proud and shout it from the rooftops!!

Tracy said...

brag away! that's fabulous news. Way to go, Jake! A child who is consistently on good behavior? How does that happen? please share your tips!!!

Belkycita said...

Go Gators!!!!

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