Nathan Williams Speech – 2017 Scholarship Banquet

Nathan Williams Speech – 2017 Scholarship Banquet


but before I get started um I I’m
wearing a baby holder in that picture Lucas my son is right here and he was
like just a couple months old and I see some of my friends from the math
learning center over there so that’s an awesome resource for everybody who
hasn’t finished all their calc prereqs man go to the math learning center it’s
awesome so as you can tell I’m happy to be back here over the summer I was
accepted into the electrical engineering program at u-dub and thank you so I
began my pursuit of an electrical engineering degree two years ago which
followed up followed up a successful ten year tenure career in the army
so first what I have to do is think my wife she has gracefully transitioned to
being a breadwinner a homemaker and a mother this is this is how I used to do my
calculus homework yeah physics team so I can’t I can’t tell you
guys how many times I’ve heard you guys are probably hearing it now you know
it’s really difficult to get into u-dub engineering is a very difficult major
it’s so competitive I’m a competitive guy and I want to commend all the
recipients here the students for your competitive spirit and it’s that spirit
that is going to get you through all the hard nights get you the major that you
want it’s going to get you the impactful career that you’re looking for and of
course I have to thank the Green River foundation all the donors hmm thank all the donors for your
generosity and one day we will be saying yes to students as well thank you so
much thank you for recognizing our achievements our hard work thank you for
rewarding that hard work personally I have to thank the Sharpe and Connally
family Tom and Jane Sharpe is just a pleasure to be interviewed by them and
they just took the time to get to know me and I want to thank them for valuing
not just my hard work as a student but as a father a service member and husband
thank you you

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