Thursday, September 17, 2009

Hard Work Pays Off -- NQR

My son's hard work over the years has made him a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program!! Yippee!!

Out of 1.5 million juniors who took the PSAT test last fall, some 16,000 are chosen as semi-finalists and 8,200 will find out next spring if they win one of the scholarships. The awards are not large sums (but not chump change either), and even if Nick doesn't win one of them, his father and I are proud as punch! Who cares if he can't throw a football or shoot a basket?!

Tomorrow we should be back to regularly scheduled quilting posts...thanks for bearing with a proud mama!

6 comments:

Jackie said...

So excellent!! Congrats, my daughter takes them this October.

Susan said...

That is wonderful! Congratulations to Nick! You have every right to be proud!

grendelskin said...

I think I can see the sun gleaming off your teeth from here! You have every right to be proud; savor it and give the boy a huge hug.

Dena said...

Congratulations to Nick for his awesome achievement. Give yourself a big pat on the back!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Congratulations proud momma - you deserve to be proud!!

Barb said...

CONGRATULATIONS TO NICK!! As the parents of Nick, you and your hubby deserve to be congratulated too, you are doing it right! I agree it is not all about sports...as Grandma to 4 grandchildren that are very musically talented and maintaining high grades I know your pride! I wish others could recognize that it takes many talents to have the balance for all kids! Congratulations again!