In all the busy moments that will follow, I hope you can take one or two moments to reflect on what these events mean to your students, and the growth that has occurred as they’ve participated. For most, it’s about setting a goal and accomplishing it, and that’s a great thing. Our wonderful Alayne Favreau inspired us at our last General Meeting, as she described recently climbing Sunrise Peak and looking over the valley at sunrise. The climb is difficult, but once the top is reached, the amazing view gives a whole different perspective, and an appreciation of the process is gained. I hope our students experience this, I know mine have as they’ve reached for something that seemed way too hard, but with determination and encouragement have accomplished something great. Have a wonderful Music Marathon!
-Shannon Payne, DVMTA President