But Does He Have A Social Life

This weeks sees the end of an era for me.  My youngest son is finishing Primary School.  All 4 of my sons have gone to the same school and I have done the school run to this particular school for the last 19 years.

It was the Valedictory Ceremony tonight where they said good-bye to the Grade 7’s.  I sat there with mixed feelings – One of joy and one of sadness.  My baby is growing up and my eyes swelled up with tears a few times during the course of the evening.

Programme of Events

As my son is Head Boy, my attendance was guaranteed as he had to give a speech.  And there is nothing that makes a parent more proud than to see their child on stage, fully composed giving a speech to a hall full of people.

My son giving his speech

At least that is what I thought until he received various awards tonight as well.  He received:

  • The Grant Arthur Trophy for Academic success, fine
    sportsmanship, good spirit and leadership
  • Cunton Cohen Trophy Cricketer of the Year
  • Certificate for Conscientiousness and Diligence
Receiving an award

2 Trophies (Unfortunately the school keeps these)

2 Trophies that he gets to keep and certificates awarded
My son has made me an extremely proud mom tonight.  

So while we were sitting in the hall, Hubby was sending text messages out to the rest of the family telling them all about what awards Jeff was getting.  And of course sibling rivalry jealousy made us all have a giggle.  I thought I would share some of the messages as follows:

My kids always find the humor in everything.  Love them to bits!

Lanthie Ransom

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7 thoughts on “But Does He Have A Social Life

  1. You must both be so proud of all his achievements. He's done very well, and now he's moving up another step in life.
    I think he should swap the trophies though. Give the smaller ones to the school and take home the big ones.

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