S: Zach's 5th Grade Graduation
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the 5th Grade Graduate
1: Congratulations Zach on your graduation from 5th grade. I'm so glad I was able to attend and watch you receive the Citizenship Award, as well as your superb report card (all A's). I also saw that you have many friends and the teachers adore you, as I do. You're a great guy! Love, Aunt Susan | Last Day of 5th Grade at Rising Sun Elementary School - June 16, 2011
2: We are | Zach is receiving his Citizenship Award from the American Legion. He gave a brief speech, describing what citizenship means.
3: Citizenship Award
4: Zach was surprised to find a $100 bill attached | C | Zach and classmate, Camryn McCullough both received the Citizenship award. Here they are doing the "happy" dance, as they were not expecting the money!
5: to his Citizenship Award certificate!
7: Zach receiving his President's Education Award
8: Always remember, you have within you the strength the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman | Zach and his Mom--- she's so very proud of you!
9: Zach received all A's!!!!
10: Zach and John Moskes! | Zach and Lee Ann Cook
11: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace. | Joshua Peirson and Zach
12: Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookies of life. | A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. | l to r: Mason Saubier, Zach, AJ Campana and Ross Lunsford
13: Friendship Continued | Friends Forever! | Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together. | Madison McClellan and Zach | Zach and Marcus Rando
15: Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault | It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings | Promoted to 6th Grade
16: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein | l to r: Marcus Rando, Zach and Ryan Dye
17: Try to discover the road to success and you'll seek but never find, but blaze your own path and the road to success will trail right behind. ~Robert Brault | Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown | Zach and John Kampes | l to r: Matthew Merward, Zach and Sean Glynn
18: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known. | l to r: Brianna Peterson, Zach, John Kampes and Tyler Yengel | l to r: Kelsey Martin, Sean Glynn & Zach
19: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius | l to r - back row: Sean Glynn & Zach l to r - front row: Michael Cordrey and Grant Astle | Zach and Sean Glynn | l to r: Sean Glynn, Zach and Grant Astle
20: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | Zach's Art Projects
21: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it! | Zach & Mrs. Weaver | Mrs. Berg and Zach
22: l to r: Ross Lunsford (blue shirt), Zach and AJ Campana (purple shirt) | Zach and Tyler Yengel exchanging phone numbers | Sean Glynn and Zach | Zach giving Kelsey Martin a goodbye hug | l to r: Grant Astle, Sean Glynn and Zach
23: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass…. It's about learning to dance in the rain.