A Joyous Day!

Discussion in 'V.C.'s Parlor' started by TimTheViking, May 18, 2019.

  1. TimTheViking

    TimTheViking Squier-Meister

    Feb 13, 2019
    Chesapeake, Virginia
    This weekend we celebrate my son finishing med school with his white coat ceremony yesterday and his graduation today. The PA program he just completed was at Eastern Virginia Medical School and is the equivalent of just short of 3 Masters degrees in 28 months as far as credit hours is concerned. It's actually more rigorous than an MD but quite a bit shorter. He just has his PA National Test to take at the end of the month and it's off to finding a job in the medical field. My wife and I are so proud of him for all the hard work he has put in and overcoming the adversity he faced in accomplishing this tremendous goal. I wanted to share my pride and happiness with you all! So have a beer, soda or whatever and raise a glass to my son Eric!
    so1om, fuelish, woolbrig and 25 others like this.
  2. Jim Belaye

    Jim Belaye Squier-holic

    Jul 25, 2015
    Montréal, Canada
  3. Eddie

    Eddie Dr. Squier

    Nov 5, 2016
    New York
    Wonderful. I'm hoping I can encourage my girls to pursue the PA field also.

    Maybe I'll be asking your son some questions in a few years.

    Congrats !!!
  4. Paruwi

    Paruwi Squier-Meister

    Apr 28, 2019
  5. ElRey67

    ElRey67 Squier-holic

    Jan 10, 2016
    Chandler, AZ
    Great day indeed! I’ll raise a guitar to him!
  6. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Squier-holic

    Nov 24, 2018
    Crappie fishing.
    Well congrats to Eric and you proud dad...:) Send him on over, I just sliced the crap out of my finger...
  7. It's always great to hear good news about our youth today. Makes me feel good that when I die, all hope for humanity is not lost.
    A hearty congrats to your son. Cheers, Barrie.
  8. Dr Improbable

    Dr Improbable Squier-holic

    Apr 4, 2015
    My son Dylan graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering last weekend. I feel your joy!
  9. squierbilly

    squierbilly Dr. Squier

    Apr 21, 2013
    sunny phoenix
    Sounds like a real fart smeller!.. :eek:
    Darn spell check!..
    Congratulations!.. and in the medical field to boot..
    the future is wide open..
  10. IronSchef

    IronSchef Dr. Squier

    Jun 18, 2012
    Flew here on my Dragonfly
    congrats to Eric!! That is awesome, thx for sharing!
  11. wildelectric

    wildelectric Squier-Meister

    Sep 23, 2016
    Western Illinois
    Congratulations to him!

    The hours in that job can be huge at first. Tell him to get a hobby to decompress.... like guitar..... ;)
  12. dbrian66

    dbrian66 Squier-holic

    Jul 14, 2017
    Maryland, USA
    A big congrats to Eric!!!

    And I tip my hat to mom and dad. Great job bringing him up right! Be very proud!!!!
  13. Papa Joe

    Papa Joe Squier-Axpert

    Dec 12, 2009
    Swanton Ohio
    I love these kind of stories..You have every right to be proud..
    Gongrats to your son..
  14. Luvs2yoko

    Luvs2yoko Squier-holic

    Jan 19, 2014
    Congratulations to him and your family.
  15. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    Congrats to you all - This proud - ness shall last a lifetime ! !

    I too worry about what I'm leaving behind @Las Palmas Norte - but feel better after hearing stories like this
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  16. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-Axpert

    Congrats to Dylan ( pretty awesome name ) that curriculum ain't no hayride ! !
    squierbilly and ElRey67 like this.
  17. RetiredNSquired

    RetiredNSquired Squier-Nut

    Jun 20, 2018
    Canton, Ga
    Congratulations to your son, and your whole family! My daughter is finishing up her dissertation for her PhD. I know the pride you must feel. Huge accomplishment!
  18. SquierTap

    SquierTap Squier-holic

    Jul 14, 2018
    Nashville, Tn
    HNPAD! Lol... Congrats, to Eric, and to you! Sounds like you did a good job raisin that one!
  19. BlueSquirrel

    BlueSquirrel Squier-Nut

    Dec 21, 2018
    Congrats to Eric the Viking! ;)
  20. papa920

    papa920 Squier-Nut

    Oct 9, 2011
    Illinois, USA
    I can feel your pride ! My grand son started that journey .He said the classes move fast and require a dedication to complete. Congrats to your son Eric , and to you for raising a wonderful and dedicated son !!
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