Friday, April 24, 2009


Wednesday night my incredibly talented BFF had her big night. It was the 2009 Mayor's Scholarship dinner. Being the official photographer of the event, I flew up to Idaho Falls to take pictures and see everything come together. This is the fourth year of the program. Heidi has been involved every year, but this was the first year where she was in charge. I was impressed, but not surprised, by how she put the whole thing together.

This is a really great program. Most of the kids that get the scholarship are not the ones that are usually the stand-outs for such accolades and honors. Two of the kids that got the award last year spoke about how receiving this scholarship really gave them a boost of confidence and a new drive as they finally felt like someone really believed in them.

Heidi was a stunner in her unforgettable dress we bought at Banana a few weeks back. I loved watching her walk around during the event in a flurry of orange.

The best part of the night for me though was seeing the picture I took on the cover of this year's program. It looked totally amazing, and I couldn't help but think that a year ago, if you had showed me that and told me I was going to take a picture that would look that great as the cover, I would not have believed it. Kudos to me!

Dinner was great, but dessert was better. I was going crazy for the fresh berries. I spent the end of the night grabbing the uneaten desserts and gobbling the berries. Proving yet again to myself and others that I have no shame.

Check out the Photo blog in a few days to see my favorite pics from the night.


Christy said...

kudos is right!

Bree Biesinger Despain said...

Heidi looks so Jackie O. in these pictures. Love the orange dress.

Kristen said...

Heidi looks stellar of course and the cover is perfect.