Monday, May 24, 2010

Happenings in the Fawcett Family

We have had the opportunity this spring to spend a good amount of time with Nate's family in the last little while. They came up for Easter and Conference weekend(unfortunately I was feeling lazy that weekend and didn't take a single picture). At the end of April, Josh, Nate's brother, graduated from BYU in Geography. Nate's parents were able to come up and spend the weekend to celebrate the graduation. Here he is in the processional. He's behind the tall guy. I'm always impressed when someone receives their degree. A lot of work goes into that. Congrats, Josh!

On May 8th, we went down to St George and did a session at the St George temple. Nate's youngest brother Caleb went through in preparation for his mission. He will be serving in Guatemala and he is leaving in July. Aimee, Nate's sister, decided it was time to go through for herself as well. It was a very special day to have all of the Fawcetts in the temple.

A post for Michael

I know these next couple of posts are a bit braggy, so bare with me. I just really wanted to share the good things going on. I wanted to dedicate this post to my brother, Michael. On May 14th, he graduated from Law School at the University of Utah and I was definately a proud older sister. Michael worked hard and went through a lot of stress to get here, so her deserves a round of applause. Here he is just about to receive his diploma. The proud parents with the graduate. I think they were just as happy as he was.
This is where he spent the last three years of his life. We had a little tour of the building after graduation. He showed us the Moot Court room, the law library and his office. Congratulations Michael! You did it!

What other cool thing has Michael done lately? He sang the National Anthem at the Salt Lake Bees game. They held auditions and he decided to go. It was so fun to see him do it. I was so blown away by his amazing voice! I knew he was a good singer, but he really surprised me!

Forget about the fact the stadium was next to empty that game. Even though there was a small turn out, we were very excited to see the momentus occasion.

Even Bumble thought he did a great job!

In other news, Megan(my niece) spent the entire game following Bumble around the stadium. Here they are dancing. I think this might have been the highlight of her night. It was pretty funny.

Nice work Michael! Thanks for finally giving me something to blog about!

The Distinguished Service Award

Back in February(I know it's been about 3 months, SORRY!), my dad recieved the distinguished Service Award for the Utah Dental Association. Over the years... for about as long as I can remember, my dad has been heavily involved with the UDA. He is currently on the the Utah Board for Dentists and Hygentists. He also travles around the country to give final exams to dental students who are about to graduate. As you can tell, I'm pretty proud of him. He received the award at the UDA Convention in Salt Lake. Here he is giving an acceptance speech at the luncheon. Here's the family after the luncheon. Luckily, we were all able to come to the awards ceremony to cheer him on.
Just wanted to say, way to go Dad!!! We love you!