Friday, April 22, 2005

For Ms. Luci

Originally uploaded by nieve44.
Friday was a special day as I attended an Awards Luncheon to honor 2 year Community College Graduates where I work. Door prizes are given away to students and one of the biggest, most beautiful door prizes is the $75 Floral Arrangement, which is coveted by every one who attends the luncheon each year. This year the lucky student was Rashaun but on his way to the podium and as he passed me by he murmured something to which I didn't understand. He went straight to the microphone and announced that the floral arrangement he just won was for "Ms. Luci...for her guidance, her mentorship, her support and motivation and believing in him when he didn't believe in himself." Needless to say, I was surprised by his gesture and humbled by his words and graciously accepted his gift.

Additional photos of this beautiful arrangement can be seen on Flickr.


Just Me said...

Oh so beautiful. Does it not warm your heart so to know you are truly appreciated? Gestures like this just affirm our purposes in life. The surprise is not in your generosity of spirit but in the student's for recognizing it and affirming it.

Junniper said...

That is so sweet! I'm glad you took pictures of it so you can always remember the moment!