Bright Futures

CoR-Bright Futures--0092  Bright Futures is a Christian academy for middle school and high school students in our area.  For the past few years they have been using a space at City of Refuge for their classrooms.  The first year we lived here Steve built two classroom for CoR’s afterschool program which were then also used by Bright Futures.

Recently generous donations allowed City of Refuge to expand the school area in their empty warehouse space.  We are all so excited!

The academy and many donors were invited to a special dinner and ground breaking ceremony.  I was privileged to photograph the event, so I’ll share a few pictures with you.

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The staff provides excellent service:

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Part of the staff at the amazing 180 Degree Kitchen:

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Guests and students interacting before the meal:

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A delicious meal beautifully presented:

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Guests of Honor:

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Bruce, the CoR director, describing the story and vision of the mission:

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Heading over to the new school location:

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One of the high school students giving a speech:

 

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A student, the after school programs director, and the youth pastor:CoR-Bright Futures--0103

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Several teachers and students from Bright Futures:

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3 thoughts on “Bright Futures”

  1. You did a wonderful job photographing this event! It seems like it would have been a challenge to be in so many places at once! :) The catering, meal, and everything looks so tastefully and beautifully done. What an honor for you to be a part of that!

  2. Wow! It makes me happy to see new things happening at City of Refuge! Such a great place! And yes, the pictures are lovely and tell the story so well!!

  3. I am so glad we stopped in to see you all and the City of Refuge. It’s neat to be able to envision where this is all taking place! :) You did a great job with the photo’s….as usual!! :)
    So many beautiful smiles!

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