15 November 2012

Optimist Club Honors Youth

The West Ashley Optimist Club held its Youth Appreciation Awards program this evening at Easterby's Restaurant on Highway 61 and non-profits in the area were invited to nominate a teenager for their community service. What an outstanding group of students.

My gal is second from the right - Ashley Freeman who is a senior at St. John's High School and has every intention of being an Ob/Gyn physician. She has volunteered in the Nursery at Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital for two summers.

The other students are Alexis Hayes - Roper Hospital, Cameron Merriken - MUSC, Kyle Davis - St. Andrew's Parks & Recreation, Ashley Freeman and Hannah Smith - Trident Hospital. Congratulations!

After I introduced my nominee they surprised ME with an award! I was completely blown away. Thank you folks!


  1. You're most deserving. Congratulations! :)


  2. Reciprocal all around and definitely deserved by all!

  3. Was it a lion or a bear? (See post title) heehheeeheheheee! But seriously, congratulations Joan!

    1. Thank you! It takes a village..... :)


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