Graduation Speech : High School Graduation

1507 Words Sep 29th, 2014 7 Pages
April Houghton
Professor Forest
English 1010
Graduation During our lives, most of us have hated getting up early. Whether we as humans enjoy mornings or not, we’re always looking forward to that unforgettable day. That special is high school graduation for me. Graduation is a ceremony that recognizes students that have excelled through school. Graduation was one of the best days of my life, perhaps even better than the day that I started college. There is no other day like graduation where there comes this feeling of success, achievement, and excitement. People think that graduation is exciting because they cannot wait to get out of high school. When the time comes you realize that all the friends and relationships you have made is coming to an end and now most of you all are going in separate directions. The hardest part for me was letting go. Knowing that nothing was going to be handed to me anymore was one of the last things I wanted. I did not want to separate from my friends and the only place I have ever known. Graduation day was the busiest day of my life. The night before was filled with excitement. May 18, 2014 is when my life changed. I realized that everything in life was going to be different once I walked across the stage. I got up and started preparing around 6 a.m. even though graduation didn’t start until 1 p.m. I remember panicking all day because every little thing that could’ve gone wrong was going through my head. I remember panicking because…

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