Monday, November 05, 2007

Swearing In Ceremony

Last week our family traveled to Richmond for a special session of the Virginia State Supreme Court. All new attorneys were sworn in before the Supreme Court Justices and Drew was one of them. Thank you to Drew's parents for joining us for the afternoon. Before they arrived I was wrestling two little monkeys by myself for the first part of the ceremony. There weren't very many children and I got a lot of dirty looks but Carter and Tay were an integral part of Drew's graduate school experience. . .so I just smiled and broke out snacks for everyone. Here's a picture of them being so good and patient. Don't you just love that Tay is looking at her shoes! She loves wearing shoes!


Although the ceremony itself was pretty dull, we were very happy to be there. When they read Drew's name I didn't know if I should jump for joy or ball my eyes out so I compromised and smiled like crazy. I am so proud of Drew. He studied so hard and for so long for the bar exam. I am so grateful for the sacrifices he makes each day for our family. Drew- we love you so much! Thank you for all you do for us.

15 comments:

Emily said...

Hooray! Congrats again Drew and you too Corinne. Way to let your little ones be part of the ceremony.

ej said...

It's official- let the layer jokes begin! lol- A great family picture you guys.

Grandma Rhonda said...

What a nice looking Family. Congratulations Drew! We knew you could do it.

Melissa H said...

Taylor looks like a little girl now, not so much a baby! And Carter looks so grown up in his nice clothes--its amazing what nice clothes does for the look of my kids especially!

Leslie said...

I know it probably sounds weird, but I feel such a sense of pride that Drew is getting sworn in, etc. I'm just so proud of you guys and I know how hard he worked and all the sacrifices you all made. And now it's starting to pay off! It's awesome! So glad you were nostalgic and went back to take the pictures at UR. Very cool.

Lisa O said...

Great update! These photos are amazing Corinne...they truly make me wish we could get together and talk photography. Love to you all from Rochester.

The Bells said...

Congratulations Drew! Can't wait for the day!

We are the Birds! said...

Is this Drew Hilton from Fairfax(area) VA? Was your dad a bishop?

Jroo said...

Yep, that's me...one & the same. My dad was a bishop during my last few years of high school.

Jroo said...

By the way, for Erin and everyone else out there, I saw a tie the other day that I was very tempted to buy and wear to this ceremony...it read: "Dewey, Cheatem, & Howe - Attorneys At Law." I should've bought it.

Krisser said...

What a huge accomplishment!!! Congrats to all of you guys- sounds like you all need to go on a nice long vacation to celebrate!

We are the Birds! said...

You probably don't remember me, my maiden name was Jo Hall, but I lived in your ward in Fairfax my freshman year of high school. I moved from Boise and lived there just one year. I was good friends with Clara Daines, my sister married Will. Anyway- my husband, Richard Bird, actually knows your wife. I saw your link on Brock and Lisa's page. Small world! You have cute kids and congrats on your passing the bar.

Jroo said...

Hey Jo - yes, I do remember you and your family. And Corinne said she went to prom with Richard one year in high school. Smmmmaaall world! Tell Will & fam I said hi the next time you see them.

Kimberly said...

Just wanted to throw my congratulations in the hat - good job Drew! So are you ready to start working on passing the Idaho bar? I'm still looking for a good cul-de-sac :-)

Keyton said...

Hi Corinne, and congrats Drew. I ran across your blog and am happy to see you're doing well. Tell me life gets better after law school!?!
Nick Smith (and Lachelle and Keyton)