want to help people. I have gotten so much out of life through the love
and guidance of my family, I feel that many individuals have not been as
fortunate; therefore, I would like to expand the lives of others."
Mom and Dad stood on plenty of sidelines 'til their shoes filled with
water or their fingers turned white or somebody's golden retriever
signed his name on their coats in mud. I think that kind of commitment
is what I'd like to bring to working with fourth-graders."