It is humbling to think back to the first time I saw Erin’s beautiful smile. She was only in second grade. At first Erin was shy but as soon as she warmed up she was quick to give a big smile and eventually hugs during every encounter. I have had the utmost pleasure to be able to watch this beautiful girl grown into the women she is today. Her energy, joy in life and faith is something to admire and contagious to people around her. I don’t just consider Erin a friend- I consider her a younger sister and I couldn’t be more proud of her. I love you Erin and I look forward to the many more memories we will have together. On a side note- I hear Colorado has great colleges. Please come visit again soon.