So last night Chandra graduated from Provo High. That's Brandon's little sister for those of you who don't know. It was quite the event. I guess she has a crazy principal who is on a power trip and he made up some of his own rules for graduation. One of those rules was no foghorns. Well we brought one anyway. Apparently it's a Salmon Family tradition, with the exception of poor Jordan. :(
There were a few people who timidly blew their horns for other graduates. But when Chandra's name was called, Brandon held that horn high in the air and really let it go. So this usher comes running up the stairs, so excited for some action that he tripped and dropped his radio, which went flying across the ground. So he proceeds to come over and tries to grab the foghorn from Brandon. They literally play tug-of-war with it for a few seconds and then continue arguing until the usher decided he need to call security because Brandon "wasn't cooperating." Security took their sweet time coming and while we waited, Brandon and Jason continued the verbal fight with this guy. It even got so far that he told Jason he wasn't making a good Mormon. Wow! I really don't think religion needed to be brought in to this.
So anyway, once the security guys got there, they reiterated that the ultimatum was that we give up the horn or leave. So Karen (Brandon's mom) decides she will take one for the team and she left, escorted by the two security guards. Why did we not snap any pictures when they were up right by us arguing, I don't know, but this is the best I've got. Notice the horn in Karen's right hand. :)
Everyone was cheering for her as she walked out and telling her how cool she was. I think pretty much every single person there at the graduation knew about it.
All in all, it was a fun night and we're glad we went. :)
PS. Jason and Brandon now have some plans in the works for Lincoln's graduation in three years. Stay tuned...