just enjoy the ride. its great to get recognition. if they don't get recognized, stay positive and work on the things that will get you recognized.
the 01, 02 and 03's who made national camp the year continue to work.
some who went to STX68 went to national camp...some didn't
some who didn't go to STX68 went to national camp....some didn't
but all of them are getting better. it's a long road. Enjoy it.
8 MA kids went to STX68 last year. 7 of them went to the National camp this year.
Now we know why they took the St Marks dad's belt and shoelaces from him!
Not necessarily commenting on this particular person, but parents that invest this much emotional capital in the process are bound to be disappointed. It shouldn't be that important to you, the parent.