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Thursday, October 12, 2017

writer's workshop: I won!


I won an award once.  In eighth grade.
I got an invite for the awards ceremony.
I said to one of my teachers, “Who in the world would give me an award?”
She shrugged her shoulders.

The awards ceremony was a week away.
My family was so excited.  I was so excited.
I won two awards!
One for science and one for PE!
Who wins an award for PE class!  Me!  I did!
For my positive attitude and not being afraid to try things.
The teacher that I had asked the question to; she had given me the award. 









I will always remember that conversation, because I didn’t think I deserved one award.
Alli competed in her first debate tournament on Tuesday and won a speaker award! 
Proud parent here!
I totally woke her up from her nap to take the picture.

Wanna link up? 
Head on over to Mama Kat's Blog and check out what other people are winning!

5 comments:

  1. Belated congratulations on your two awards!

    You actually woke your daughter to take the picture of her with her award? Well, congratulations to her, too.

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  2. Congratulations! Attitude is everything, even in PE! Congrats to Alli, too :)

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  3. I think I would've felt better about P.E. if I could've have just won a "faithful to dress out every day,"award or a "tried hard" award. Unfortunately the only people who got kudos and attention were the kids good at those gymnastic/sports things.

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  4. Apple doesn't fall far from the tree!!

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