I hope you will have the opportunity to spend some fun times with your families!?!? I will enjoy every minute with my girls and I'm looking forward to seeing what they'll have in store for me :) !?!?
If you follow my blog, then you already know that God has blessed me with three healthy, beautiful, smart, witty, and very confident girls...and today I'm even more proud, because I'm so excited to announce that my sweet Rebecca...I call her *Bexi* has not only won the GMA Essay Award for our 12th District in Georgia, but when we went to the the Award Luncheon this passed Tuesday she was announced the OVERALL GEORGIA GMA AWARD WINNER...YEAH!!!
Her essay was selected out of 6715 valuable submitted essay's and my sweet Bexi took home the Grand Prize! I know she is still on cloud nine and Jerry and I are still beaming for pride!!!
Anyway, as promised I wanted to share some photo's with you from our day trip to Atlanta. The reception was held at the Turner Field also known as the Georiga Brave Stadium.....
I TOOK PHOTOS RIGHT AWAY....HERE ARE A FEW AS WE WALK UP TO THE TURNER FIELD.....
IT WAS REALLY NEAT TO SEE EVERYTHING SO CLOSE UP AND PERSONAL
THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW RIGHT OUTSIDE THE BRAVE STADIUM OVERLOOKING THE SKYLINE OF ATLANTA
THE BRAVE STADIUM PLAY FIELD....SO COOL AND BIG!!!
WE NEVER REALIZED HOW AWESOME THE STADIUM ACTUALLY IS...AND SINCE REBECCA LOVES TO PLAY SOFTBALL WE'LL DEFINITELY RETURN TO SEE AN ACTUAL BRAVE'S GAME SOON
REBECCA & HER DADDY
REBECCA & HER LANGUAGE ART TEACHER MRS. CINDY OLIVER, WHO WAS ALSO INVITED BY THE GMA ASSOCIATION TO JOIN THE HAPPY OCCASION
THE GUEST SPEAKER WAS THE STATE HOUSE MINORITY LEADER STACY ABRAMS
REBECCA & HER FAMILY WITH THE GMA PRESIDENT JOHN REID
CAN YOU TELL THAT REBECCA WAS EXCITED :) ?!?
REBECCA'S TROPHY, SHE ALSO RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE STATING THAT SHE IS THE GEORGIA STATE WINNER, HER ESSAY WAS FRAMED PLUS A $500 CASH PRIZE!
THE 2013 GMA AWARD WINNERS FROM EACH GEORGIA DISTRICT
REBECCA & WINNERS CLOSE UP
REBECCA POSING AFTER ALL THE ACTION WAS OVER :)
YOU CAN READ REBECCA'S ESSAY FOLLOWING THE LINK TO THE BREAKING NEWS RIGHT HERE!!!
Thank you so much for all your kind words earlier this week when I first announced our trip to the Award Luncheon. It was truly an amazing day and experience for Rebecca and of course for Jerry and me as well.
Thank you so much for stopping by today and for being such sweet and loyal stampin' friends!!! I'll be back tomorrow with a new *Shabby Tea Room* creation...see you then,