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Celebrating the end of high school

These three beautiful young women, Lauren, Jessica, and Lauren, recently graduated from high school. As their former Laurel advisor, I took them out to lunch to celebrate at Kobe Japanese steak house last week. I am proud of each of them for being amazing, smart young women with high standards and making good choices.

Lauren and Lauren will be roommates in the fall when they start school at Southern Virginia University. Jessica will attend the University of Utah. They all know that the next big milestones in their lives that I hope to be celebrating with them is their college graduations, their temple marriages, or their missions, should they decide to go on one. Congratulations to the three of you.


Láthspell said…
Yeah, a future Ute! Very nice. You're such a fun aunt/YW counselor/mom!
Kelly said…
Madison, I hope you get to meet Jessica when she goes to the U. I'll have to give each of you the other's contact information. It would be fun for me to know that my niece got to meet one of my homies (lol) and vice versa.
Heidi said…
You are so cute, I loved many of my YW's advisors growing up.
Happy The Man said…
My son was considering SVU (actually not, we were considering it for him), but he chose VCU instead. He an I went to the SVU campus, he wouldn't even get out of the car. It is very pretty, small but nice. I sent him a link to this post so he could see the beautiful girls going there, to maybe reconsider. No luck! He's dead set on not going to a "Mormon school". His loss, is all that I can say.

My daughter will graduate high school next year and is considering SVU if she can't get into BYU. My sister-in-law went to SVU for a year and loved it. I read that one girl had a computer science class where she was the only student. Most schools would cancel the class (not good if you need that class to graduate). Pretty cool that SVU is that accommodating.
~Family Life said…
Kelly, you are awesome. I love how you always make efforts to have everyone feel special and involved. That is one of your many talents. I admire that about you.

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