Alexa and I were led to the awards table, our post for the day. We were told that we would be the ones awarding the medals to each contestant. There was even a pedestal for the Olympians to stand on when they won.
The races continuously took place. After each one, the swimmers joined me and Alexa and were lined up according to their placements. Their names were announced, and we presented them with their medals. It was wonderful to see the amount of pride each Olympian had in him or herself. Alexa We received a lot of wet hugs, handshakes and I even got a kiss on the hand! ; ]
I’m so happy that I had the chance to be a part of something truly remarkable. The swimmers were making times that I couldn’t even imagine! I am so proud of all of their hard work and dedication and it was an honor to present each of them with their awards. Thank you Dr. Bob Griswald & Darline Woodhouse, for inviting me and Alexa to participate!