For the students heading to different high schools, it was a bitter sweet moment. They were able to say "good-bye" to their middle school family but were super excited to be going into high school. For those rising 8th graders, they were a little sad to be saying "good-bye" to their 8th grade friends/family, nonetheless, they were excited about becoming upper-classmen.
During the ceremony, all mentors present were acknowledged for their dedication and commitment to their mentee' and were awarded a certificate of appreciation. Also, community partners were acknowledged for the work they have done with I Have a Dream-Overtown during the past year. Lastly, to end the party on a lighter note, the Dreamers were able to discover the results of their Superlative votes. The following superlatives were award to the following Dreamers:
Teacher's Pet: Sendy Joseph & Christian Cruz
Best Smile: Jaimesha Smith & Kama Jackson Jr.
Most Likely to give Mr. Lewis a Headache:
Wadlene Fritz & Markel Anderson
Best Dress: Narquavia Brown & Kama Jackson Jr.
Biggest Facebook Addict: Wadlene Fritz & Matt Lumpkin (photo of Matt only)
Most Athletic: Demani Blatch & Malik Williams
We would like to send a personal "Thank you" to all the mentors, community partners, friends, and family members that have helped sustain I Have a Dream-Overtown, Inc. for another successful year.