BC: Love from Mom xoxo | Hope this isn't too corny. I think you can safely say that you are one of the lucky ones who can look back at high school and know that you have good memories of it. We're really proud of all your past accomplishments and look forward to the world you're going to create for yourself (with Heavenly Father's help of course!). Love you lots Mateo.
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduate
1: Matthew Nelson Clayton Class of 2011 South St Paul High School
2: We are | Addi is a little freaked out by your tassel, and would continue in that attitude for the remainder of the evening! You know what I mean.
3: "Mom, stop taking Pictures..."
4: An Exciting Night | Mom and Dad are very proud of your accomplishments!
5: Matt receiving his diploma! | June 9, 2011
6: Always remember, you have within you the strength the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman | National Honor Society and Seminary Graduation
7: Sorry about the psychidelic scholarship pic - I couldn't undo it. Anyway, we're proud of you!
8: Good times! | AJ, Brian & Matt - Apple Tree
9: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace. | Choir and Band Concerts
10: Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookies of life. | Chicago Band Trip - Spring Break 2011
11: Friendship Continued | Fav teachers, Ms. Alswager, Mr. Peterson | Matt, Sadie & Brian
12: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass…It's about learning to dance in the rain.
13: You've been blessed with some really good friends.
14: 2011 South St Paul Prom RiverCentre
15: Matt and Mikala
16: So Attractive
17: So Attractive.
18: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
19: 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
21: It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings | Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault