That’s right folks. A few months ago I applied for a scholarship that SC has for Early Childhood Education. I received a letter Wednesday night saying that I had been awarded the scholarship that pays 80% of tuition for an Associates Degree. Part of the perks is that, in order for me to qualify for the scholarship, my employer has to agree to pay 10% tuition costs also. Well, thankfully, I have an amazing employer and she is doing just that. So that leaves just 10% of the tuition for me to pay. Totally doable! So I went in to the college yesterday and submitted my re-admittance application (I attended there back in 1999-2000.) Today, I did my orientation and met with the financial aid people. I have to say that it’s crazy how fast this is all going. I have to go back in next week and meet with my advisor and register for classes. I am hoping and praying that most of my classes can be taken online so that I am not away from the kids too much more than I have to be. I already miss them a ton while I am at work all day. It’s only 2 years and it’s such an amazing opportunity. Another piece of my fresh start falling right into place! I’m finally starting to feel a little more like myself instead of Denise Downer all the time. One day at a time! Happiness is being a college student again!