Evoni Williams, 18, received praise from all over the country when she was seen cutting up food for an elderly customer who had recently undergone surgery.

The man told Williams that his hands weren't working very well. He was also on oxygen and struggling to breathe. Without hesitation, she took his plate and began cutting his ham. Another customer took a photo of her selflessness and it quickly spread throughout the country.

La Marquee Mayor, Bobby Hocking presented a proclamation to Williams at her Waffle House location and Williams' act also caught the eye of TSU, which surprised her with a scholarship totaling $16,000 - $4,000 for each of four semesters. is working at Waffle House to save up for college.