Wednesday, December 16, 2009

He did it!

Logens graduation from the OYCP program was yesterday in Bend.
It was attended by some dignitaries and high ranking Military officers who were key note speakers.
The Color Guard started by posting the flags.
This is MG Raymond F. Rees, the highest ranking Officer in the State of Oregon.
He is a graduate of West Point, Graduate of U of O with a Law Degree.
He did tours in Vietnam and is a former Chief of Staff for NORAD.
His accomplishments are a mile long, we were lucky to have him be a part of the ceremony.

Ok, so every graduate got to go across stage and shake hands with the dignitaries and speakers.
Logen is 2nd in line to go up on stage.

and here he is shaking a State of Oregon Representatives hand then next to the Major Generals!

Well the 5 months is over and he made it. He essentially made up 10 high school credits in a short 5 month span. Every kid comes out with at least 8, and the go getter's can get up to 10. Logen NEEDED TO get all 10 and he did! He said it was mad dash at the end but he made it!

He now has to go back to High School and finish the remaining of what credits he is missing.
The program saved him and his future. I couldn't be more proud of him. OYCP is HARD. It's not easy and the commitment to stick it out is something to be proud of. They started out with 156 cadets and there was only 123 at graduation. Most washed out during the first two weeks of pre challenge. ( boot camp)


Mrs Mom said...


Keep it up man- this is only the very beginning of your life. YOU CAN DO IT.

Loves to y'all JP- and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Kristina P. said...

That is so great! You must be so proud.

Kathi said...

Congratulations to Logan!! That is something to be proud of and I am so happy for you all. Kathi

The Wife said...

Congrats Logen! Keep up the good work!

Paige said...

Right on Logen!

wilsonc said...

Congratulations to Logen and his proud Mama!

Flying Lily said...

Congratulations Logan and family! Well done.

Fantastyk Voyager said...

Awesome, Congratulations!

You should be very proud of your accomplishments!!