New York Jets player, Craig Watts, stopped by G.H.S. Thursday, January 11. Pictured (l-r) Principal Keri Allen, New York Jets’ Offensive Guard Craig Watts, Assistant Principal Susan Swick, GISD ACE Site Coordinator Kevin Waller and chemistry teacher Suzie Waller. Kevin and Watts were college roommates at West Texas A&M.
“The strain of hard work is much better than the pain of regret." New York Jets player Craig Watts shared his expertise and passion with GHS students on Thursday, January 11. His message was to have a strong work ethic and always "try to be better today than you were yesterday."
A name from each grade was drawn at random, and one lucky student from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades took home autographed gloves or shoes from the New York Jets’ Offensive Guard Craig Watts. The winners (l-r) 6th grader Kamira Kuykendall, 7th grader Isaiah Lamay, and 8th grader Colton Lee. Lamay plans to put the autographed shoes in a glass box; this guest speaker isn’t one he’ll ever forget.
Students at Groesbeck Middle School and 6th graders from Enge Washington crowded around NFL New York Jets Offensive Guard Craig Watts after he spoke to them about working every day to be better than yesterday. Many students took selfies with Watts or asked for autographs and he humbly obliged.
Craig Watts visits GHS/GMS with inspirational message