Waffle Stacking World Record Set in Denver
Posted on : 06-12-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
When Denver Post’s Elizabeth Hernandez got an invite to cover the building of the world's tallest stack of waffles, she expected it to be at a restaurant serving them. Instead, when she showed up to cover the event on May 26, 2018, she discovered that it was at the home of Spencer McCullough in Denver. In fact, the only announcement that she was at the right place was a piece of notebook paper taped to the front door instructing visitors to go around back.   The setup to build the…
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Teen is Gifted Car When His Picture Walking to the Bus Stop to Attend Graduation Goes Viral
Posted on : 06-11-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Kids nowadays are typically not too excited about going to school, but Corey Patrick was. He graduated from Tarrant High School in May, and Corey was gifted a car, not by his parents, but by a local radio host named Rickey Smiley.   This story is bound to reinstate your confidence in the younger generation and will hopefully inspire you to award some teenagers in your community who have done worthy things above and beyond.   Corey Patrick is 19 years old, and he and his family moved across Birmingham…
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Public School Teacher Thanked 21 Years Later at Harvard Graduation
Posted on : 06-10-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Judith Toensing has been inspiring young people to believe in themselves for more than 22 years as a public school teacher in Yuma, Arizona. Twenty-one years ago, she had Christin Gilmer as a student in her class. The inspiring young student wrote a 100-page paper on how to make public health better in Gilmer after interviewing many city officials. At the end of the year, Mrs. Toensing wrote that she wanted to be invited to Gilmer's Harvard University graduation. When the 33-year-old got her Harvard diploma as a Doctor in…
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Birmingham Teen Rides Bus to High School Graduation and Gets New Car
Posted on : 06-09-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Many adults would not have the determination it took Cory Patrick to get his high school diploma with his friends. Cory had been attending the same public school since he was in elementary school. When his mother moved the family across Birmingham, Alabama, Cory was determined to graduate with his peers.   For more than nine months, Cory would get up at 4:45 AM to be at the bus stop by 5:21. He would then make the trip to school When the day was done, he would have to wait…
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Memphis Couple Coincidentally Plan To Propose On The Same Day
Posted on : 06-07-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A Memphis couple’s proposal video filmed by friends has gone viral. It has been viewed over 16,000 times on Facebook.   The Memphis Zoo is a special place for Becky McCabe and Jessa Gillaspie because they had gone there on their first date. The happy pair met each other on the campus of the University of Memphis. Two years ago, they had attended Zoo Brew at the Memphis Zoo. Zoo Brew went on hiatus last year but returned this year. Unknown to either of them, they had each brought rings…
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