Saturday, June 14, 2008

The Graduate

Tonight, Billy graduated from residency! He received his certificate of completion of his family medicine residency from UAB-Huntsville along with 14 of his colleagues. (Billy doesn't officially complete his requirements until July 23rd because of the time he took off to go to China last September.) There was a nice dinner with the residents' families and faculty at the Huntsville Marriott. Billy was honored to give the invocation. He did a great job. The kids were so proud of their daddy. We had to shush them a couple of times for clapping and yelling too loudly for him. (I think they even started a chant, "Daddy! Daddy!", when he received his certificate.) I am so proud of him too!! I know full well the hard work and dedication that it took to get this far! Congratulations, sweetheart!!

Take a look! You won't see him in a suit & tie too often!

And now, his graduation (and Father's Day) gift. What else would you give a man of his distinction?!


The Ferrill's said...

Hello? Graduating from residency DEFINITELY deserves the daddy chant! ;) Congratulations! That is AWESOME!
Love your summer pics below, too!
How have you been feeling Emily? I'm praying for you!

Russ & Lisa W. said...

Congratulations Billy!!!!!!!!
Happy Fathers Day too!

Doug & Melody Kemp said...
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Doug & Melody Kemp said...

Congratulations Billy!!
I know you are so glad to almost have this completed.
Soon you will be rich & famous! :)

Happy Father's Day! That is a goodlooking lawn mower.
You will have to be sure and show Emily how to operate it. :)

Love you,
Doug, Melody, Zoey

Tina said...

What a great accomplishment! Congratulations and Happy Father's Day.

David & Becky said...

Congratulations- on the graduation and the lawnmower! We're happy for you!

lvining said...

Congratulations! I know you are so happy to have the schooling behind you!! Oh, and love the lawnmower!

The Princess's Mommy said...

Congrats Dr. Billy!! What a wonderful accomplishment! Oh and That's one awesome lawnmower!!


Deanna said...

Congrats Billy!!!

And for you Emily, congrats on making it through his residency as well! ;)