Arapahoe Charter School: Bethany Cahoon, Lindsey Lee, Samantha Sawyer
Pamlico County Middle School: Caleb Schmidt
Pamlico County High School: Ethan Schmidt
East Carolina University: Melissa Watson, M.A.
North Carolina State University: Cassie Faulkner
University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Kim Lassiter
Leader: For life, O Lord,
People: We give you thanks!
Leader: We give you thanks this day especially for the lives of Bethany Cahoon, Cassie Faulkner, Kim Lassiter, Lindsey Lee, Samantha Sawyer, Caleb Schmidt, Ethan Schmidt and Melissa Watson. Give them courage, give them a vision of the person you have redeemed them to be.
People: Endow them with the grace of kindness and compassion; enrich them with Christian endurance and faithful service to humankind.
Leader: Awaken their minds to the wholeness of your creation; grant that they may remain curious about the nature of life and that their daily inquiries may reveal to them your presence.
People: Grant us the grace to unite with them in the body of Christ, heeding together Christ’s call to a life of service and praise!
Leader: Bind our hearts in Christian love,
Unison: Unite us by Your Spirit wherever the enterprise of life takes us, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen!