On Sunday, May 17th, St. Thomas’ honored four of our members who are graduating from high school this month. The vestry served breakfast to our graduating seniors and their families, and, as special guests, invited previous graduates who are currently in college. During our 10:30 am service, our Rector, David Browder introduced these fine young adults–Madeline Bowers, Emilia Carreiro, Emma Graves and William Rose–to the congregation and prayed for them as they go out into the world. They all have exciting plans. Madeline Bowers, a graduate of St. Thomas’ Episcopal, will be heading off to Stephen F. Austin University to study Nursing. Emilia Carreiro, an exchange student from Argentina, will be graduating from Bellaire High School and plans to take a gap year before studying medicine in the either the United States or Argentina. She plans to study languages and to travel and work with Doctors Without Borders in Africa. Studying in the fall at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Emma Graves will graduate from St. Thomas’ Episcopal on May 22. She plans to study International Affairs and will also focus on continuing her language studies including French and Russian. William Rose has his guns up, as he heads off to Lubbock to study petroleum engineering at Texas Tech University. He will graduate this month from St. Thomas High School. All of us at St. Thomas’ wish these fine young people the best of luck and pray for God’s blessing upon them and their families.