Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 20, 2016

“It sends chills down my spine, I’m so proud of where they’re going.”

— Mary Ann Roberson,
North Rowan Elementary teacher,

seeing former students prepare
to graduate from high school

“Without George Washington, there is no United States. He is that important.”

— Terry Holt,
historian and Rowan Museum president,

on why the 225th anniversary of Washington’s visit to Salisbury is important

“I have learned that
education does not come easily, and it
requires hard work and patience.”

— Roa Saleh,
RCCC student commencement speaker,

on overcoming a language barrier
to earn her associate degree

“I’m proud of everybody on this team and we had a good year, but this was a hard way to end it.”

— Ike Freeman

East Rowan High baseball player,

on 3-1 loss to Ledford and the ejection of East’s coach and assistant coaches

“It was a great baseball game. But we let our emotions get the best of us and the rest of it is no comment. I don’t want to get fined.”

— Chris Cauble,
Carson High baseball coach,

after 3-2 loss to Marvin Ridge that
included his ejection from the game