“I believe the children are our future
Teach them well and let them lead the way
Show them all the beauty they possess inside
Give them a sense of pride to make it easier
Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be”
Those words from Whitney Houston’s “Greatest Love of All” were echoed by Ramon Rivera in accepting the 2014 state Jefferson Award for exemplary community service Monday night in Seattle.
Rivera was one of five award…