Young Waitress Who Assisted Elderly Customer to Feed Himself in Restaurant Gets N6.5m Scholarship Reward

Young Waitress Who Assisted Elderly Customer to Feed Himself in Restaurant Gets N6.5m Scholarship Reward

  • In 2018, a young lady, Evoni Williams, had her life turned around after she helped an elderly customer who could not feed himself
  • Many people started looking for how they could reach out to the lady after a photo of her kind act went viral
  • Evoni was presented with a cheque of $16,000 (N6,571,200.00) as a scholarship fund by her mayor for college education

A young lady, Evoni Williams, made the news in 2018 with her act of kindness to a customer at a restaurant where she was working as a waitress to raise money for her college.

According to a report in CNN, she graduated from secondary school and picked a job at Waffles House so as to gather funds for her further studies.

She helped an elderly customer to feed himself.
The lady was given a college scholarship. Photo source: University Fox
Source: UGC

She was observant

One day, an old man who had a critical medical condition showed up at where she works and placed an order.

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Despite being overwhelmed by the day’s work, Evoni noted that the man could hardly feed himself. Before visiting the restaurant, Adrien, had just undergone surgery that made him unable to use both his hands.

Instead of just continuing with her shift, the lady who did not know she was being recorded helped feed the man, University Fox reported.

She was being watched

A customer who saw everything unfolding filmed and shared the moment on Facebook. Soon after, the mayor of her city paid a visit to the restaurant to meet the kind lady.

After the meeting, she got a very big cheque of $16,000 (N6,571,200.00). While speaking to the media, she said that she did not know what she was doing was a big deal.

Watch her video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

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Hayley Heaven said:

"I am so happy for her she deserves it and I pray our future continues to be blessed beyond blessed for her acts of kindness such a beautiful young lady."

Misty Thompson said:

"Tears good on you girl, beautiful story and hope she reaches all her dreams and goals!"

Ruby Dunn said:

"It’s has always been in my heart to be kind and respectful to others in life I get my greatest joy out of life by caring."

Leoni Demicol said:

"Aww made me cry, lovely kind young lady, and I love your name."

Nigerian lady got a scholarship

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady, Onyinye Anthonia Ezeifeka, went on LinkedIn to celebrate how she got a European scholarship for her master's degree in soil science.

The lady said that the success came after she had spent many months looking into a laptop, an act that made many call her a yahoo girl.

The lady said that she has finally cashed out from all her pains and struggle. Onyinye went ahead to appreciate God for helping her.


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