To Coach Eric Williams of Hoonah and his wrestling team, thank you so much for your input into our son, Matthew Ashenfelter's, life. It was so hard for our son after we lost (former Kake coach) Rick Mills, and you took Matthew under your wing at regionals and state.
I know that along with our coach, Mike James; Hydaburg coach Tony Peele; Wrangell coach Ed Garrison; Petersburg coach Tom Cox; Craig coach Shane Westfall; and Mount Edgecumbe coach Mike Kimber, you have made it possible for our son to compete and win first place at regionals and state. And to the Hoonah team, thank you for allowing Matthew to be a part of your team.
Matthew now knows he can accomplish and do anything he wants to, if he wants to. Thank you for your kindness, Coach, and most of all for your caring for our children. We definitely need more people like you. We will never forget what you have done for our son. We wish you and yours happy holidays. You certainly gave a new meaning to the Christmas spirit for us.
Thanks again and God bless,
Donna and John Ashenfelter