Essay on Inspirational Graduation Speech

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Ok, its 12:15 and I just walked into my house from seeing a movie with three of my best friends and I have to write this speech. A speech that’s suppose to inspire all of you, and tell you how the future has so much to hold for the class of 2015, how the possibilities are endless. Right now I’m probably standing in the front of the class and supposed to be addressing all of you as “fellow graduates, or to the class of 15’”. But that’s not what I’m going to do. I put this off as I do with the majority of my work thinking I would just write something everyone expects to hear, but instead I wrote this. I’m not going to tell you to go on and do well, become the doctors and lawyers and teachers of tomorrow. This isn’t a speech to tell you…show more content…
No one has the memories I have, they’re mine. No one can tell the stories I’ve told or been where I’ve been. Just me. But for you, it’s exactly the same. I’ve never been perfect nor will I ever claim to be, I just get by. But for me, that’s what it’s all about. If you’ve asked me in the past if I’m nervous to move on, nervous to leave this place I most likely put on a stern exterior, one of certainty and readiness. The truth is, I’m going to miss being here. No matter how many times I wasn’t in class, no matter how many fights I’ve been in with my friends and family I will never, not for a moment look past this town. It’s more than a town, it’s who we are. We’re all going away in three months give or take, but a part of us will always be here. If you ever hear someone mutter “jazzy” in a bar your going to think of Yags, you ever watch a movie with any type of high school theme for the rest of your lives your going to be right back here, forcing your way down the A wing in-between periods. Never forget where you came from, and never take for granted what you have right now. For the next three months we’re invincible! No one can stop you! Get into trouble, go out have fun and be an eighteen year old! Stay a high school student, not a lawyer in training. You can do whatever you want with yourselves in the future, but don’t worry about that right now. We’ve all gotten this far. Go out, have fun with your friends. Stuff yourselves into that basement, or garage or
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