Shared with us by Kingsport Weyerhaeuser management: Charlie Floyd, Plant Manager &
CBS Early Show
(expected airtime )
From: Segelhorst, Tom [mailto:Tom.Segelhorst@weyerhaeuser.com]
See email below. Lisa Carr works here at the mill and Kamitra is her daughter. I know this is short notice - but the interview and on air will be tomorrow. I have spoken with Lisa and we have her permission for you to send this out if you would/can.
Thanks for your service.
From: Floyd, Charlie
To: Segelhorst, Tom
Subject: FW: Kamitra & CBS Morning News
From: Carr, Lisa
Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2006 8:58 AM
To: Sprouse, Marlene (Plymouth, NC)
Cc: Evers, Dave; Fletcher, Steve H.; Hammonds, Sidney; Floyd, Charlie; Ramey, Phil
Subject: Kamitra & CBS Morning News
Kamitra received a phone call from a New York City CBS Morning News Anchor last night due to publicity she received in two local newspapers for the rescue effort she made of our neighbor, Gladys Garland, and her dog, Levi.
I agreed to a LIVE interview between the news anchor and Kamitra via satellite in the morning. A camera crew will be at my house at , Friday,
I am one PROUD Momma!
We would do well to emulate teens' example
At a time when young people often seem to be getting more than their share of hard knocks, it's refreshing to learn of teens such as Kamitra Carr and Brad McKee.
Over the holidays, 16-year-old Kamitra, who lives in Boones Creek, was awakened at by a dispatcher from 911 who advised that a next-door neighbor's house was ablaze, the result of a malfunctioning heat pump.
Responding immediately, the 10th grader at
And then there's Brad McKee, a
At 13, McKee is already a fund-raising veteran, having previously partnered with friend Nehal Mehta from
This fall, the
Those who know these two extraordinary young people best say that Brad and Kamitra are the type of people who seem to have a natural gift for helping others.
But such attributes don't just occur by accident. Kind, generous and involved young people are the result of parents and other adults who model and reinforce such traits. In turn, their example inspires others.
Young, old or in-between, we all have the ability to make a difference in our communities. Indeed, the more volunteers who step up to do their part, the less each volunteer has to do.
If you see Kamitra Carr or Brad McKee, by all means, congratulate them. And then, please consider doing something else: imitate their example.