Graduation Speech

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Graduation Speech
We’ve come to the end of our graduation ceremony, as well as our time at Roosevelt. I am honored to speak to you on this very important day. Today marks an end of an era; a turning point in our lives. The years of books, plays, dances, and sports have led to this very moment. The anxiety that has caused such a big impact on our daily lives has made us what we are today. There will be many staggering obstacles that will try and interfere with our progress, but we must overcome these obstacles. As you inhale the last accumulated odor of your middle school years, I’m sure there are many scorching questions racing through your brain. As we sit here waiting for our middle school experiences to slowly fade into twilight and anxiously await what new journey lay ahead of us, it is important for us to resonate and appreciate our accomplishments. I would like to thank the administrators and faculty members for their exertion, dedication, and efforts for this school. This graduation ceremony is both an end, and a beginning.

One way this is an end is that, I guess that after the anxiety caused by tests, exams, and never ending homework, most of us were looking forward to this day; this very moment. For instance, I’ll miss how Mr.Korobko’s point system works and the way he tells his jokes. Those of you who have had Mr.Korobko may understand what I’m talking about. Back in August when we came back to school with so many summer adventure stories that our teachers often had a difficult time silencing up the class to start the day’s lesson and we tried to copy down notes but our fingers were stiff because of a long idle vacation time. As a freshman, school was overwhelming and exhausting. It was the same routine everyday, eat, sleep, and school. I was told, “Don’t trip and fall in front of seniors.” We were all anxious yet excited about the uncertainty of what lay in front of us.

Another way this is an end would be, as we move on towards high school, the...
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