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  • Graduation - 950 Words
    I find myself to be a very photogenic person. Birthday parties, vacations and other special events are all recorded in photographs in my room. One specific picture hanging up on my wall, is forever engraved in my mind. I often catch a glimpse of it in the evenings when I come home. I grab it, lay on my bed and go back to the best night of my life. The image in the 4x7 thick rectangular photograph was a moment captured by my father. Later on he told me that he had never seen me that happy, ever!...
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  • Graduation - 1017 Words
    My Graduation as a Samoan Child It was time, Chapin High School would no longer be my home as of June 15, 2013. The joy of knowing at the very moment I stepped across that stage I would feel as something I have never felt before, and after I knew it was time. A day to remember was in the making. I could remember it like it was yesterday morning. Waking up to the smell of the barbeque that all my cousins were making for my graduation party. All the loud voices coming from the kitchen from...
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  • Graduation - 317 Words
    Chengye Yin Engl 115 In the story “Graduation”, a young black girl feels anticipated and honored with her graduation day. However, on her graduation day, she feels frustrated and shadowy because Mr. Donleavy, a white man, delivers a speech to the graduating class of 1940. At first, Angelou is quite excited because she is proud of her academic achievements; besides that, she is also about to make a speech in front of many students. In addition, her mother also gives her a fancy dress with an...
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  • graduation - 381 Words
     what is it that makes graduation so important to so many people? A graduation is important because it is a rite of passage to many people. When a person graduates, it signifies the move from a previous point to a more mature person . Graduation helps to tie different parts of a life together. A graduation is not just an end, it is a new beginning tha start of a new chapter in a person's life whether it be another school year, or the entry into the workforce.Graduations help people...
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  • Graduation Narrative - 745 Words
    Graudation Narrative Jarrid Honore English 101 May 7, 2012 Life & Toilet Paper Graduation day, what a day. It was by far the most nerve-racking, anxious day ever. Many thoughts were racing through my head. All the parties, family members showering you with gifts. I couldn’t hardly sleep the night before because of the anixety of walkiong across the stage, and knowing I never have to go back to school again. Actually, it was probably more of a relief for the faculty and staff because...
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  • Graduation Speech - 493 Words
    We stand today, gathered together to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2013. To my fellow classmates, we've made it. We've finally made it. We are graduating. Congratulations. Congratulations not only to us graduates, but also congratulations to our teachers, parents, friends, families and administrators. Our success is your success, for you have given us the freedom to dare, the courage to excel and the belief that we can achieve our best....
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  • Graduation Speech - 368 Words
    We stand here today on the precipice of the future. It's not a distant reality anymore. It begins here. It begins today. We began high school as children, but we're leaving here as adults. We've completed a basic education that will serve as the platform we use to launch ourselves into our futures. Some of us will go on to college, others will go straight into the work force, but each of us will travel our own path. No matter where we go or what we do, there are challenges ahead of us....
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  • Graduation Speech - 1094 Words
    Dear graduates, faculty, parents, and esteemed guests, We've gathered here today to commemorate, the egress of one class and ushering in of another to these hallowed halls of Grosse Pointe North High School via a graduation ceremony. However, it is more applicably a death, than a graduation. Please, lend me your ears, so as to stiffen the morbid conjecture that is immersing itself within your minds at this very moment. For you see, in the days of yore, when Norsemen still roamed this...
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  • GRADUATION SPEECH - 292 Words
     Welcome Speech of Marione Canot ( sta monica campus) To our beloved President Sister Mercedes Lalisan, to our energetic sister Melpomene A. Titong, to our local mother superior Sister Meriza B. Ocampo, to our teachers, parents and fellow graduates, friends Ladies and Gentlemen , GOOD DAY! It is with utmost joy and pride that I welcome all of you to our GRADUATION DAY! We will soon bid farewell to our Beloved School, to our dear Teachers, and to our friends in school. Saying goodbye brings...
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  • Analysis of graduation - 896 Words
    Analysis of "Graduation" During the mid nineteen hundreds, racial segregation was prevalent in the United States, especially in the South. In the essay, "Graduation" Maya Angelou tells about her experience of graduating from the eighth grade in Stamps, Arkansas. In today's society, a graduating ceremony is exciting for all, however, it is not uncommon. Often, people take these type of experiences for granted. This was not the case for Angelou. To her, having...
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  • Graduation Day - 1032 Words
     Graduation day is what all high school students are waiting for, the big day we all think as grown people and we’ve made the right decisions because of how far we’ve gotten. Graduation was one of my of my most memorable moments in my life, it’s like a new start to my future. We all come to think college is the next step to our pathway and we all mainly do it for a better future, but most importantly to make our parents and family proud, and to me it seems like education is your number one...
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  • A graduation speech - 1722 Words
    Sometimes graduation is referred to as a commencement. We usually understand commencement to mean the beginning of something new, a new set of conditions to live and act upon. If you think about it, you can't get to something new until you let go of something old. There in lies our understanding - a moment of time between the "before" and the "after" of an event. Right now - we are in the state of "before" the actual graduation. In a few short days we will be certified as the graduating class of...
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  • Graduation Speech - 1140 Words
    Sasenarine Tomby Graduation Speech 2011 Good afternoon [name of members of the head table], teachers, parents, students, fellow graduates and distinguished guests. I must first and foremost thank God for this blessing and honor to stand before you today as Valedictorian of the Class of 2011. Yet, today is not only my day to shine. Every graduate present here is deserving of high praise and recognition and I would like to congratulate each of you on reaching this milestone in life....
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  • Graduation Speech - 596 Words
    Alexander Braddock Graduation Speech My fellow graduates of the wonderous Guilford High School. You may learn sooner than most generations the hard lesson that you must always make the path for yourself...There is no secret society out there that will tap you on your shoulder one night and show you the way It is your duty to be yourself, but don't just merely be yourself. Be all of yourself. Don't just live. Be that other thing connected to death. Be life. Live all of your life. Understand...
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  • Speech for Graduation - 1267 Words
    Congratulations Class of 2011. At school you have started to put in place the building blocks of your educational future. You have performed so well and are all outstanding students. You have changed your own lives so much and have leaned everything so well. You have all grown up and we are very proud of you. I look around the room and see the stars of the future. You have also changed the lives of your friends for the better. There has been great teamwork and support for everyone. You...
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  • Graduation Speech - 256 Words
    Graduation Speech Welcome everyone. I will like to thank everyone for coming to join the class of 2013 at our graduation and commencement ceremony. Thanks to our family, relatives, faculty, and professors for being here on our special day. Today is the day of entering or facing the "real world" that so many of us have been talking about for four years. In some cases it may had taken more than that but that doesn’t matter, what matters now is how we are going to use it to benefit us. We are...
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  • Graduation Speech - 1180 Words
    Today, we are gathered to mark the end of one chapter in our lives and the beginning of a new one. Happily, we are finally graduating after four years of living high school life to the fullest. It seemed only yesterday when we first set foot on the SMCS high school grounds and as we look back and reflect on past events, we recall the countless times we were challenged and have succeeded; threatened and have survived; stumbled and have risen. There were times when we thought this day would...
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  • Graduation Night - 1899 Words
    Graduation Night Graduation is the ending of one of the biggest parts of a person’s life. Every year, seniors look forward to walking across that line and receiving their diplomas. The one thing that most don’t expect though, is to find out that their name won’t be called out in front of families, friends, and teachers because of one stupid mistake they did during their last year. I...
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  • Graduation of Innocence - 1016 Words
    Graduation of Innocence Graduation, or moving up to the next level of life, always comes with a wonderful and grand commencement ceremony, but many times the graduation is as quiet and seemingly just as natural as any other normal day. In the autobiographical essay, "The Graduation," Maya Angelou uses three incredibly effective rhetorical strategies to get her point across- detailed comparisons and contrasts, a very expressive voice, and a wonderful flow to her sentences that keeps the story...
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  • graduation essay - 838 Words
    ST AUGUSTINE SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADUATION VALEDICTORIAN SPEECH Good morning to my fellow graduates, Madam Principal, Vice Principal, Parents, Teachers and specially invited guests. We! are graduating this morning. Can you believe that just five years ago we were in the very same positions as the current form ones are now? As we walked into these halls some of us were nervous, scared, some may have even been anxious on the first day of school. we had to figure out how we were going to fit in,...
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  • graduation speech - 729 Words
     To our school president, Engr. Felizardo E. Gentapanan, to our school principal, Dr. Maria Nancy A. Milleza, members of the administrator, faculty and staff, batch mates, parents, friends, ladies and gentlemen, Good Afternoon. The four years that we stayed here in Davao Winchester Colleges, Inc. has come to an end. We will now take a new expedition in our life in where we will face a new set of challenges and people that might become our friends in the near future. We are now wearing our...
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  • Graduation Speech - 2697 Words
    I know it’s a cliché to say this, but I have to greet all of you first from the bottom of my heart, good morning! Thank you for all of your support and encouragement that here we are celebrating our graduation day together and here I am delivering my last speech to you. It feels like just yesterday, 4 years ago, I was so excited for my first day in middle school. I thought I was so grown up already in the new uniform, facing through new challenges and being in new surroundings. I met so many...
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  • Graduation Ceremony - 5431 Words
    – Graduation is the action of receiving or conferring an academic degree or the ceremony that is sometimes associated, where students become graduates. The graduation ceremony is a cultural tradition that is considered a rite of passage. The ceremony marks a transition from one stage in a student's life to another. Before the graduation, candidates are referred to as grandaunts. The date of graduation is often called graduation day. The graduation itself is also called commencement,...
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  • Graduation Speech - 656 Words
    Graduation Speech Hi. I’m Jainne. ” I’m still a nobody. But once I graduated here, I would be a somebody,” one quote from a person I never had a chance to meet and shake hands with . Well, nice line – great thought which needs a deep understanding. A pleasant day to all of us – fellow graduates, parents teachers and guest speakers. Before anything else, I just like everyone to lend your ears to me in a few minutes. Please make a smile for this big day that a big ‘God’ has given to us. It is...
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  • My Graduation. - 1013 Words
    Hopes, Dreams, and Reality Graduation by Maya Angelou is an essay about discrimination. The beginning of this essay reminded me of my own high school graduation. How scared but excited I was to be taking the next step up in my life. I felt like the story paralleled my experiences at the beginning, but at the end I had a totally different outlook on this piece of writing. As I got further into the essay, I felt that there was nothing about Angelou's life that I had ever experienced or could...
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  • College Graduation - 899 Words
    “I've blamed myself enough for all the mistakes I've done during college.” And funny how I said that as though I'm already done with college. To tell you upfront, I'm still in college (that should be obvious) but most of my batch-mates are graduating (or have graduated) already. I really thought college was going to be an easy peasy affair. But NO! Hell no. At first it was a delightful experience – everything’s new and seems alright. It actually felt like you’re just in high school. Taking...
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  • Graduation Speech - 1503 Words
    School graduation speech Let me begin by welcoming all of you to today’s event and thanking (NAME OF PERSON WHO INTRODUCED YOU) for that kind introduction. I’m very pleased to have been invited to speak here today on what I know is a very special day. It’s special for the graduates, for their proud parents and grandparents, and for their very relieved teachers. Just wait until these students are graduating college. Then their parents will be the relieved ones. As I begin, I have to say, I...
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  • Graduation Speach - 346 Words
    Graduating Speech Parents, teachers, families and friends, welcome and thank you for joining us for The Sobrato High School graduation ceremony for the Class of 2011! Graduation is a time to look back upon memories which have been made over the past three years. I am sure all of us have our own memories which we hold close to our hearts and make us grin when we think of them. Events which become very vivid in our minds are football and basketball games, dances, and especially time...
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  • Graduation Farewell - 448 Words
    To our guest speaker_____________, our dearly principal, Sr. Marife Q. Lade, our delegate superior, Sr. Salina B. Aquino, teachers, sisters, and my fellow graduates, Good Afternoon. Today, we have witness the graduates of GBLS SY. 2012-2013 as they have their commencement exercises. First of all, I want to express my congratulations to my fellow graduates, who exerted their efforts, and for the parents, for giving their full support for their children. And this day, all your labors and...
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  • Graduation Speech - 320 Words
    Graduation Speech Good Evening Honored Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen and the Graduating Class of 2011. As you stand on the brink of moving into life beyond Polytechnic University of the Philippines, change will be inevitable! It is inevitable and indeed gratifying to see that our Graduating Class of 2011 matured and became skills proficient ready to tackle and further their life-long education. It is inevitable that structures and processes and relationships will change in their day-to-day...
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  • Graduation Day - 283 Words
    My Graduation Day When I am asked to think back on any special occasion that stuck in my mind and I remember it all the time. The first thing that gets into my mind is my high school graduation party. It was unforgettable night, it may coast us a lot of money, but it was satisfied for many other reasons. It was in Jeddah Continual the customary auditorium, in the second of February. We laughed a lot but we cried the most. After twelve year, many of us waited eagerly for this moment to be...
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  • Graduation Speech - 327 Words
    To our beloved principal, _____________________; to our highly competent and deeply motivated teachers and staff; other officials who are present in this occasion; to the proud and loving parents; and to the very important people – the stars of today’s occasion, our dear graduates, ladies and gentlemen, a pleasant morning. I want to start by congratulating the class of 2012 on your great success! I am both honored and flattered to have been asked to speak for his wonderful occasion. Not so...
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  • graduation party - 438 Words
    I will be having a graduation party when I graduate from south university and this party means a lot to me, it represents an accomplishment in my life I worked hard for. There is three places I got in mind to have the party at , but not really sure which one yet. One place I was thinking about having it at was the Granby Theater here in Norfolk,VA. The reason I choose this place is because of how big it is and nice the place and its plush and opulent interior, state-of-the-art light and...
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  • High School and Graduation - 512 Words
    Graduation Time gets closer to the day we move our tassels from senior to graduate. Graduation steps on the back of our heels like the annoying freshman running late for class. It acts as if it is going to creep up on us, but we all know it will be here soon. It tip-toes in the back of our minds. Graduation: a day of freedom, maturity, and proof that nobody is any better than another. “There are many different ways of following through… Sometimes it’s about going there, not getting there....
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  • "Graduation" by Maya Angelou Critique
    Danielle Davis Eileen Thompson English 121 SL May 9, 2012 “Graduation” Critique “Graduation” was written by Maya Angelou in 1969. Angelou was born in Missouri, but after her parents divorced, she was sent to live with her grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. While in Arkansas, Angelou attended the Lafayette County Training School. The school is the setting for her essay “Graduation.” Angelou graduated from eighth grade at Lafayette with top honors and went on to graduate from high school....
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  • Graduation by Maya Angelou and Salvation
    Young Expectations Every mind is it’s a world. Each person sees and understands it in their own way. Experiences, environment, and people whom one interacts with play a big role in one’s life and attitude towards life. In each of the two stories “Graduation” by Maya Angelou and “Salvation” by Maya Angelou a very young person has assumptions from a particular experience that differ roughly from what adults in both stories expect. Feelings such as excitement, anticipation, and anxiousness...
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  • Analysis of a Graduation Essay - 585 Words
    Alyshia Hull Leggett AP Lang 3 25 Sept 2012 The text of David McCullough Jr’s High School Graduation Speech The text of David McCullough Jr’s high school graduation speech was very agreeable. Most individuals address graduating as a finish line, once it’s reached everything is just done, but David views graduating as a beginning to life. He compares a diploma to a spouse by reciting some of the traditional marriage vows with his own input. If someone can not commit thirteen years of...
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  • My Graduation Day - 528 Words
    Maricar Reyes Instructor: J. Cruz EN100-15 September 25, 2010 Essay #2 – Descriptive My Graduation Day The most important day of my life had just happened recently this year. The word graduation means more than a ceremony for me. It means changes in my life, to reach a higher stage of my life, the time to become a new person, the time to grow up, time to follow my dreams and separate responsibilities from fun. We have fought the fight, and we have overcome, and we took our final walk...
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  • My graduation Papper - 676 Words
     English Comp. 1 My Graduation The day I graduated is a day I will always remember even when i’m old and wrinkle. It will always be one of the day I will count as, My Right of passage. Another, day that counts for my right of passage is the day my ex had her baby, but im not going to talk about that one just yet. The day I graduated was on June 8, of this year. It start off as a normal...
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  • Sample of Graduation Speech - 590 Words
    What an exciting time in our lives! Finishing our elementary school education and moving on to high school. A time of new found independence, new found freedom and new responsibilities. For many of us [insert school name here] is the only school we have attended, starting here in the fall of [insert year] as four year olds. Others may hae joined us along the way. Nevertheless, no matter what year you came to [insert school name here] know and be part of the spirit of the school and...
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  • My Nephew Graduation - 448 Words
    MY NEPHEW GRADUATION In this assignment, I will be discussing my nephew, Vekarious Barnes, graduation from Florida State University (FSU). My nephew is a very intelligent young man, that has overcome obstacles of health, and stability. As a child he has always had a passion to help others, although he himself was suffering some unforeseen health issues, he had such a stamina and perseverance that we had never seen nor witnessed he is truly deserving of this degree due to his endurance....
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  • Graduation Ceremony Speech - 454 Words
    Good evening, everyone. …………………faculty, honoured……………, relieved parents, family, and friends, it’s a distinct pleasure to be in New York City this evening to celebrate the biggest milestone to date in the lives of you, the young men and women before us: your graduation from Columbia University Business School. It may surprise you, but as big a evening t as this is for you, it’s an even bigger evening for your parents. They may look calm and collected as they sit in the audience, So, for...
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  • Maya Angelou's the Graduation - 1612 Words
    Maya Angelou’s The Graduation Throughout life we go through many stepping stones, Maya Angelou's autobiographical essay "Graduation", was about more than just moving on to another grade. The unexpected events that occurred during the ceremony enabled her to graduate from the views of a child to the more experienced and sometimes disenchanting views of an adult. Upon reading the story there is an initial feeling of excitement and hope which was quickly tarnished with the awareness of human...
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  • Goals After Graduation - 379 Words
    Graduation is a very special moment in a person’s life. It’s a day to look back and acknowledge the success throughout the year’s. Graduation and receiving your diploma is the key to success. Graduates should have a goal in mind of what they want to do with their future. My goal for when I graduate is, to continue my education through college and earn my degree as a medical assistant. The Medical assistant field is always high in demand. And it’s one of the top paying field’s. I think in...
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  • My Graduation Speech - 1160 Words
    To our jolly yet strict and much respected director, Rev. Fr. Ramoncito Manio Vicente; to our most dynamic principal, Mrs. Susana V. Edrosolo; to the ever patient and hardworking faculty members; to our beloved parents and guardians; to our relatives, friends, to my fellow graduates and school mates; ladies and gentlemen a gorgeous evening to all!!! :) As we gather here tonight, we will witness the dream that was reached, the dream that is not the end but only the beginning of all the...
    1,160 Words | 3 Pages
  • Maya Angelou's Graduation - 554 Words
    In the short story ‘Graduation”…Maya Angelou, a famous American author and poet, tells the story of her graduation. In this story she tells paints three very vivid parts of that memorable day, the morning when she woke up, the actual ceremony, and the celebration afterwards. In this essay I am going to compare her memory with memories of my own graduation day. The sounds feeling and emotions that arouse during one of her most memorable moments in her life. On the morning of her graduation,...
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  • Critical Analysis of "Graduation" - 604 Words
    Critical Analysis of "graduation" Summary: "Graduation" is an excerpt of the autobiographical book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, written by Maya Angelou. While the book is autobiographical in nature, this particular excerpt is much discussed amongst literary circles because of Angelou's use of both objective and subjective narration. [pic] "Graduation" is an excerpt of the autobiographical book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, written by Maya Angelou. While the book is autobiographical...
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  • Graduation and Insert Interesting Tidbit
    Valedictory speech My fellow graduates, over the last four years here at [Insert name of school.], we have learned a lot. Mr. [Insert name of math teacher.] has taught us how to [Insert a complicated sounding math thing.]. Ms. [Insert name of English teacher.] taught us [Insert interesting tidbit from a favorite piece of literature.]. And Mr. [Insert name of widely known funny, popular teacher.] has taught us [Insert something odd that parents might be surprised to learn. For example maybe he...
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  • My Plans After Graduation
     Graduation is quickly approaching, and I believe I am prepared. I have a lot of great things planned, and it is now time to accomplish my goals. I want to pursue a degree in mechanical and energy engineering, attend University of North Texas, and develop myself to become more adequately prepared for success. High school responsibilities, like getting a job, budgeting your time and learning to drive taught me skills that I feel are critical for my adult life, if I choose to apply them....
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  • FINAL Graduation Speech - 607 Words
    Welcome blazers, class of 2014, friends, family, and Blair staff. My name is Nigisti Adane, your class president for the past 3 years. We stand here today in this hall for our gradation. We have here with us today Former Principal Dr. Darryl Williams also known as The Fresh Prince of Blair, our current Principal Mrs. Renay Johnson, Secretary of Labor Mr. Tom Perez, Board of Education’s Mr. Christopher Barclay and our wonderful teachers and staff members. Now that we are finished with our high...
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  • Graduation by Maya Angelou - 410 Words
    Graduation by Maya Angelou This essay I read called Graduation told a story about a young Middle School African American girl named Maya Angelou, who was graduating and was moving on to High School back in 1940. She was from a small town in Arkansas and was extremely excited to be graduating. She had high hopes for the future and right before the graduation ceremony, she felt like she was the birthday girl, the center of attention. She had done well for herself throughout the school year...
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  • My Graduation Day - 665 Words
    Dear Alice, Hi, how about your academic result? Getting full marks again in Mathematics paper? It’s ok you did not attend my graduation day as you were sitting for your final year examination. Well, I will give you a vivid account of what happened on that day. One of the biggest moments of my life was the day of my graduation. I was walking towards a new beginning in life, a new chapter that filled my body with excitement. At that moment I realized how fast the time had passed by, and that I...
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  • Maya Angelou....the Graduation
    Close Reading Assignment #2 Christian Jacob The following passage that I have submitted to a “close” analysis shows the pain and thoughts of the author as she replays the feelings she had as she is reflexing and reminded of the conditions she and other Blacks were going through. “Then I wished that Gabriel Prosser and Nat Turner had killed all the whitefolks in their beds and that Abraham Lincoln had been assassinated before the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and that...
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  • High School Graduation - 500 Words
    Jamikel Hester Daniel Butler English 1101 February 6, 2012 Graduation Throughout life people go through so many hardships. Whether it be good or bad there is always something that comes out of the situation. One of the most exciting but yet scariest events would be graduation. So it was the day before graduation and we were having our graduation practice. Standing outside in the line alphabetical order me and classmates talked and waited for practice to start. The sun was beating...
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  • High School Graduation - 1893 Words
    High School Graduation Graduation is an exciting time in a person’s life, especially a high school graduation. For most people their graduation day is one of their best day of their lives. No more high school, and for some it means that they are able to move on with their life and live on their own as well as embark on the independent journey of college. In my case, when I think of family and friends gathering to celebrate a joyous occasion. I feel like I accomplished my strongest goal. It...
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  • Sample Graduation Message - 281 Words
    On behalf of Malayan School of Science & Technology, I extend a sincere congratulations and best of luck to the Graduating Class of 2012. You have been exceptional representatives of the College. I have no doubt that you will continue to serve as worthy ambassadors for the college by building upon our reputation for excellence. I believe that our graduates are unique in that, regardless of your chosen area of practice, all of you have the opportunity to enrich the lives of those around you. As...
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  • Elementary School Graduation Speech
    Good Evening Honored Guests, Ladies, Gentlemen and of course the Graduating Class of [insert year]. It seems hard to believe. The year started off at a sprint and it seems to have left many of us still trying to catch our breath. As we looked forward to all the challenges that lay ahead of us, it did appear a little daunting at times - a huge mountain that lay ahead of us to climb. But my, what a wonderful year it has been. A year of challenges met, mountains climbed and summits conquered!...
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  • Thanks You Speech for Graduation
    Valedictorian Speech (Small Snippet)Sally X. Dear Students of the Graduating Class of --, thank you for this opportunity to speak to you as a whole. These days have passed by much too quickly, it’s almost impossible to believe that we’ll be in high school the next time we step into a classroom. Before I begin, I’d like to thank all the parents and guardians for puttingup with me tonight; without the support of our families, none of us would have come...
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  • On My Graduation Day - 319 Words
    The most important day of my life had just happened recently this year. The word graduation means more than a ceremony for me. It has changed my life, to reach a higher stage of my life, the time to become a new person, the time to grow up, time to follow my dreams and separate responsibilities from fun. The night before the graduation, I had invited my family & my friends to attend a graduation ceremony. On my graduation day, I woke up early to go get my hair, nails, and make up ready...
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  • High School Graduation - 2320 Words
    Kuan Lee Jennifer Borgerding Kulwicki ENGL 1010 4 August 2011 High School Graduation If life is full of journeys, high school is one of the journeys that experienced and completed by all of us. High school life is a memorable time for most people, for me as well. Different from America’s education system, Malaysia is more similar to British’s educational system as Malaysia was colonized by the United Kingdom during late 20th century. Malaysia has primary school for which student study from...
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  • Analysis of Graduation by Maya Angelou
    Michele Dobrayel Graduation Throughout life, graduation, or the advancement to the next distinct level of growth, is sometimes acknowledged with the pomp and circumstance of the grand commencement ceremony, but many times the graduation is as whisper soft and natural as taking a breath. In the moving autobiographical essay, "The Graduation," Maya Angelou effectively applies three rhetorical strategies - an expressive voice, illustrative comparison and contrast, and flowing sentences bursting...
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  • Graduation: High School and Awaited Event
    Graduation… The most awaited event of a student –academically excelling, happy-go-lucky and even I don’t care kind of students. One of my teacher said that it’s really fun and fulfilling to graduate. According to her, it is the happiest day you’ll ever experience. After all the hardships and perseverance, here comes your diploma, teary eyes from your parents, and a lot of congratulations from your friends, relatives and family. An average person can experience those feelings three times...
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  • Steve Job's Standford Graduation Speech
    Steve Jobs, the late founder of Apple and Pixar, could captivate an audience when he spoke; his address to the graduates of Stanford’s 2005 class was no different. Jobs’s commencement address covered concepts ranging from love, to fate, to death, all of which were conveyed through three stories. The three stories’ overarching topic was that of happily living life by your own playbook. Jobs’s first allegory talked about fate and how everything happens for a reason; the second dealt with doing...
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  • Who Am I After Graduation
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