Sharing Success at Manitou High

"A picture is worth a thousand words." Attach a picture of something important to you and explain its significance.

A successful movie producer named Samuel Goldwyn once said, "Luck is the sense to recognize an opportunity and the ability to take advantage of it." As I read this quote recently in a magazine article, I immediately thought of the Manitou Springs High School Key Club and my role in its beginnings over the past year. It reminded me of how fortunate I feel to be a part of something truly worthwhile, and as I look back on the events leading up to today, I do feel that a certain amount of this "luck" has gone into making my goals for the program a reality. The picture that I have chosen and sent was taken last month on September 15th, the night of the Key Club's Inaugural Chartering Ceremony. That evening, a major part of the community gathered at the city hall to celebrate the establishment of our program as a permanent institution at the high school. Parents, teachers, school administrators, city officials, and many other community leaders watched as the club's first members were instated and recognized. To conclude the night's program, I had the honor of accepting the charter from our sponsoring Kiwanis Club and found myself surrounded by many of my closest friends for the picture that you have...

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