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Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« on: June 12, 2017, 06:00:26 PM »
Ladies, Gentlemen and Instructors of Texas -- please join me in celebrating our newest and most bestest Senior Instructor!

Long known as the backbone of Texas Appleseed
...the rock upon which we've all depended
......the Instructor of Instructors

That's right! Our very OWN...

 ^:)^  ^:)^ SCUZZY!  ^:)^  ^:)^

Is now an official Appleseed Senior Instructor !!!  :bow:   :F

(How about that!!!  That's a GREY HAT :1luvu to you and me, fellas!)  ..:..

So join me in giving him a well-deserved BIG OL' TEXAS-SIZED YEE-HAA!!!!


You just wait until we meet up, "Old Man", it'll be refreshments inbound!  O0
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2017, 07:32:07 PM »
Oh Hell Yeah! Congratulations Kirby!!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2017, 07:38:41 PM »
Congrats Scuzzy. Well deserved
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2017, 07:46:34 PM »
That's awesome!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2017, 07:59:34 PM »
Huzzah Huzzah Huzzah from the Iowa cadre

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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2017, 08:04:36 PM »
Yeah - Senior as in AARP is now trying to get me to join up.  >:D

LOL - since I'm from Texas maybe it ought to be Señor Instructor.
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2017, 08:10:12 PM »
 Congrats Scuzzy!! ^:)^

 Normally I'd say now your work begins but anyone who's been involved in Project Appleseed knows how hard you already work and the asset you are to all of us.

 Thanks for ALWAYS getting things done.

 As we say up here in New York "You da man".

  Again, Congrats on a promotion  VERY WELL DESERVED.  O0
 
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2017, 08:22:56 PM »
Congrats, señor Scuzzy!!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2017, 09:12:14 PM »
Congrats!! This was probably overdue, judging by the amount of work that I see you involved with. Well-deserved!!  Thanks for all that you have done for the cause and, ultimately, the students.   O0 :bow:
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2017, 09:24:03 PM »
Congrats, Kirby!  Well-deserved!

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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2017, 10:58:26 PM »
Congrats, Scuzzy! So by senior does that mean it's because you're old and have gray hair.....and dementia  **)???? Just kidding! You deserve it, man! Now I'll have to step up my game!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2017, 11:03:30 PM »
As another one who has been "punished for their sins" by being elevated, Welcome to the club!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2017, 12:16:37 AM »
WOOHOOO !! !! !!       WOOHOOO !! !! !!        WOOHOOO !! !! !!      WOOHOOO !! !! !!

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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2017, 10:52:28 AM »
Great job, Kirby. Now the work continues! Hope to meet up with you soon.
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2017, 11:00:24 AM »
Congrats Kirby!  It is well deserved!

Thanks again for all of your help!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2017, 11:32:22 AM »
Congrats, and especially thanks for ALL that you do that most don't realize.

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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2017, 03:14:51 PM »
Señor so----what gives?  ???  Are we really saying Happy Birthday?  #)

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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2017, 03:30:14 PM »
Congratulations, Scuzzy.  Well-deserved.  Huzzah!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2017, 08:23:19 PM »
Congratulations there Brother Kirby, couldn't have happened to a more deserving feller!  :---  :bow:
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #19 on: June 13, 2017, 10:06:12 PM »
HOO  O0ZAH!!!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #20 on: June 14, 2017, 01:25:36 PM »
Huzzah huzzah huzzah!!!!   ^:)^
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #21 on: June 14, 2017, 01:47:51 PM »
 Congratulations scuzzy!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2017, 02:46:30 PM »
Okay, while I did congratulate Scuzzy earlier in this thread, I don't think I fairly represented Scuzzy's contributions.  :slap:  I need to make that right.

We all know the kind of dedication to the mission Scuzzy has, and the amount of work he does for the program and the mission. What many don't realize are his abilities as a Shoot Boss.

Kirby has been a dSB for many years, and he is also an extremely productive dSB. In addition to all the other things he does, he has also worked more than 55 shoots since 2012 all over Texas (which is bigger than several states combined); and worked more events prior to us keeping track of how many shoots an instructor works. Moreover, he was an instructor at 2 different IBC's I ran in Waco, TX and regularly runs KD events.

Aside from all he does, this guy is a true Senior Instructor.  :bow:  And he does this all quietly without need for recognition or praise.

On behalf of myself, and the program, congratulations Scuzzy. You are an inspiration to us all!  O0

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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2017, 04:50:36 PM »
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2017, 10:24:48 AM »
SI is a very small reward for all that you do and have done for Appleseed all these years.  Well done man,  and                                        THANK YOU !!!!!!!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #25 on: June 22, 2017, 01:52:07 PM »
Congratulations Kirby, it's very well deserved!  :F

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« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2017, 06:16:53 PM »
Congrats!
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2017, 10:43:25 PM »
Congrats Kirby!

I shall have to practice making a crisp salute for you for our next get together.
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« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2017, 10:51:56 PM »
More than well-earned, Kirby!  I don't do "crisp salutes" so well. I'll leave that duty in the capable hands of SNAITF.  I'll be happy to give you a congratulatory hug, though, when next our paths cross  :cool2:
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Re: Texas has a new Senior Instructor!
« Reply #29 on: August 09, 2017, 08:48:49 PM »
Congratulations, Kirby!  It is certainly well-deserved.  Thanks for all that you do for us.