Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Do the Right Thing

Gavin was nominated by his teacher for the "Do the Right Thing" award. He received a certificate from the Superintendent at the Board of Education Meeting. I am so proud of Gavin and his hard work in school. A lot of my posts are about Madison and the funny things she does because Gavin is in school all day. It makes me so happy that he is making good decisions while he is there. This award is not only about the academic part of school but the way he treats his peers too. Way to go Gavin!

This picture was taken a few days later. There were so many people at the Board of Education meeting that I couldn't get a very good picture. I think he was nervous about getting this award. The first meeting was canceled because of the weather so the actual meeting seemed like it would never get here. Gavin wouldn't eat before we went because he was so nervous. We finally got there and had to wait while they finished up some business. As we were waiting the room filled up with lots of people. They were also recognizing the Edwardsville High School cheerleaders and wrestling team. So the room was packed and there weren't enough seats for people to sit down. So when they called Gavin's name he had to wind through a lot of people to get up to the front. He was the smallest one there and I know how scared he was getting in front of all those people. He did a great job and he was so so excited to finally have the award so he didn't have to worry anymore. After it was all over he finally got his appetite back.

7 comments:

David and Kelly Ledward said...

That is so awesome! Congrats Gavin! He is such a sweet boy. I can't even imagine his feeings getting up in front of all of those people. What an awesome experience! We are proud of you Gavin!!

salisbury family said...

Gavin, Jonah wanted me to tell you congratulations and that he misses being able to play with you. I can't believe how much you have grown. We are also so proud of you.

One Tired Mom said...

What a sweet boy! I hope the cheerleaders did a big cheer just for him.

The Cook Family said...

How exciting! That is quite the honor. He is such a cute kid. I'm sure he was the hit of the evening.

Joe and Amy said...

Congratulations Gavin! and to you two Mark and Kory, you guys are such great parents. He's sure a cute little guy!

mindi said...

that is cute he was so nervous! what a good boy.

Richard and Tammy said...

sambo155Gavin, you are awesome and worthy of the nickname HAWKSTER. Grandpa and I are very proud of you. Keep up the good work. We miss you and can't wait to see you at Easter.
Love the Ohio
Grandma