Teen's Viral 'Act Of Kindness' Gains Her A College Scholarship
Teen's Viral 'Act Of Kindness' Gains Her A College Scholarship
TSU surprises La Marque Waffle House worker with scholarship
13 March, 2018, 20:22
A 18-year-old US girl gained unexpected appreciation and a surprise after she gave "extra help" to an elderly man in the restaurant she was working.
Wolf updated the profile picture on her Facebook page to show a picture of her standing next to Williams. Mayor Bobby Hocking presented a proclamation to 18-year-old Evoni Williams at her Waffle House location.
Williams' act also caught the eye of Texas Southern University, which surprised her at the proclamation with a scholarship totaling $16,000 - $4,000 for each of four semesters. This is the photo that went viral, of her cutting up a customers food, because he could not do it.
It was last week when an old man named Adrian Charpentier asked for help to chop his ham because his hands were deprived of strength by some illness.
It might have ended there, but a patron sitting behind Charpentier was struck enough to take a picture and post it to Facebook. This may seem small but to him, I'm sure it was huge. "If we could all be like this waitress & take time to offer a helping hand". "I'm thankful to have seen this act of kindness and caring at the start of my day while everything in this world seems so negative", Wolf wrote in her post. "And I did", Evoni Williams recalled. Despite the attention, she said she felt it was the right thing to do. Texas Southern University has reportedly assigned a counselor to help Williams begin her degree, KHOU reported.
LA MARQUE, TX --A teenager has been rewarded for her kindness with a college scholarship after she was photographed...
"Somebody tagged me and it immediately, it just touched my heart", he said. "She has the character of the type of students we want at Texas Southern University". "It's so wonderful that the younger generation cares about the older generation".
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