by Sherry Stocking Kline
June 22, 2010
Because Dottie and her family lived hours from here we didn’t see Dottie often while she was growing up. But we’ve watched her ‘grow up’ from a distance thanks to e-mail, Christmas newsletters, and now Facebook.
And the one thing that has been a thread throughout her growing up years, grade school, high school, college, and her teaching career, is that when Dottie does something, she chooses to do it well, chooses to excel at it, and chooses to work hard to be the best at it, and reach her goals.
What an inspiration! And while many graduation messages include the “Dream Big” they don’t always include the “work hard” part that is a key part of anyone’s success.
To read the article in “The Columbian” that inspired this blog post, click here.