Let's start with what Ethan has been up to since the last post. He graduated from high school as Valedictorian and earned a 33 on his ACT!!! He got his first jobs. He worked at Mardel's and worked two summers at the high school repairing chrome books. He chose to go to the local community college his first year of college. He received a 4.0 GPA and his Associate's Degree. He is now at Mizzou. He is studying Spanish and Communications. He should graduate the end of this year. He also traveled in May 2016 with his dad to China again to bring his baby sister home.
Devin went back to public school his Freshman year. He had a very successful year. He lettered in FBLA and Golf and participated in Debate. He went to State in FBLA. This year he is participating in FBLA and Golf in the Spring. He still enjoys gaming! I can't believe he is a Junior. He was also diagnosed with severe allergies; therefore, he gets weekly allergy shots. He is still in Boy Scouts working on his Eagle.
Heidi is in the 9th grade (she and all her younger siblings are homeschooled). She likes to watch t.v. and draw. She also enjoys going to youth group at church.
Spencer is in the 6th grade. He has had many doctor appointments. We are still trying to figure out all of his medical needs. He fractured his knee in May. We recently found out he has low bone density and growth hormone deficiency. We are hoping treatments for these will help him. He has a cool red wheelchair with light-up wheels.
Riley is in the 4th grade. He excels in math. He likes to watch documentaries on animals (esp. underwater animals). He plays basketball, runs track and cross country, but he really enjoys soccer. He is so much fun to watch.
Ruth is in the 4th grade. She is always singing and has a beautiful voice. She is also found playing with her younger sister. They love to play with dolls and animals (esp. penguin).
Cooper is in Kindergarten. He loves learning and is starting to read. He is such a funny guy. He likes to run and play on his Kindle.
Selah is 3 years old. She is a little spitfire. She arrived home in May 2016. She had clubfoot repair this last year, but it has not slowed her down. She loves to play with her dolls and animals and has quite the imagination.