Marking the milestone of 13 years of public education, 1000’s of students walked to the front of the auditorium and received their diploma at the High School graduations held yesterday at the Greensboro Coliseum.  At 8:30 PM the sixth Guilford County graduation ceremony held on Saturday commenced.   Among the Central High School graduates I counted at least four Burmese who walked to the platform for congratulations and to receive their diploma.  People I knew included Ba Sho Gay, son of Way New New; Po Tu Tu daughter of Pa Doh and Ther Gay Paw; Mu Htoo; and Bibi Thakbal daughter of Peng Len and Nu Nu.  This marks a milestone in the relocation experience of these Burmese families.

Bibi Thakbal picture with her father and mother

About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on June 12, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Angela Antrim

    Congratulations to Bibi!

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