Untitled My heart beats hard in my chest. I stand in the long line of students, waiting for my name to be called. Today is graduation, I’m going to get my diploma, finally free to go to college. I look around, trying to find my family in the crowd in front of the stage. I find them in the third row, my mother smiles and waves to me before she snaps the hundredth picture of me today. I roll my eyes at her, how many does she need to remember this day? I look at the people she is sitting with, Ciara’s parents and her brother Evan. My father died when I was six from a heart attack. I push away the sadness I feel for not being able to have him see my graduate, and look at Evan again, he is looking at me too. I blush when I see his trademark …show more content…
Ciara runs up to me and grabs my hands. She smiles. “We did it! Now we’ll be college girls!” she lets out a squeal and I join her as we jump up and down with glee. I feel so free now. Nothing could bring me down from this high. “Congratulations, you two,” says Evan as he, her parents, and my mother greets us. I blush again. His voice is so nice to listen to. “Thank you,” I say. Ciara smiles at me and nudges me in the side. She knows I have had a crush on her brother for the longest time. The screech of a microphone being moved and tapped on turns our attention to stage, the principal makes a speech about the future and wishing us good luck. He then gives us permission to throw our caps in the air. Hundreds of black caps go into the air, it’s time to celebrate. That night, our families go out to dinner at a nice French restaurant. Sort of a last official get together for us all before we go off to college and will only see them a few times a year. The atmosphere is peaceful. Lots of stories and jokes being told, while we share a good meal and the parents relax with wine. “Remember that time the girls entered the town’s talent show—” my mother starts. “And they got stage fright as they walked out onto the stage. The looks on their faces were just so—” Ciara’s mother adds. “Adorable!” They finish together. Ciara and I aren’t the only two that became best friends when my mom and I moved in next to
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This day marks another milestone in our young lives as we celebrate our graduation day and receive our long-awaited, hard-earned graduation diploma.
On the evening of June 5, 2015, it was the day of my graduation at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic School. I was somewhat nervous, but yet confident and proud of myself that I made it this far in my academic career, and to graduate was a bittersweet moment in my life. The sweet part was that I graduated and I was about to start a new chapter in my life which was high school! However, I didn't want to leave the school because everybody at that school was like a part of my family. When that day finally came, I was ready to enter in the Church with my class to begin the ceremony.
Most of my family all lives pretty close to where my parents live, so it's been nice hanging with them. It's been long overdue. This year has been so crazy for us, so there is plenty to catch up on around the dinner table
When the counters were are all cleaned up and everything is warm and just out of the oven, it's time to have Thanksgiving dinner. We all sat down with the windows cracked just enough for the cool breeze to swirl around the room. Chatters fill the room as family members catch up on life. After a prayer, we all eat the amazing food prepared by our grandma and mom. It tasted so good, just like every Thanksgiving dinner.
When we got to my grandparent’s house, my dad’s side of the family was already there, and we had eggs for breakfast, and hamburgers for lunch. Then we played yard games and a bounce house. At the end of the day we had a bonfire, roasted marshmallows and made s’mores.
We all jump out of our seats, a scream releases from my mouth. I turn to my left and reach out to hug him. I falter, my nerves finally returns. He grabs me and pulls me into a hug. "Congratulations Alina." He whispers.
At Easter, our extended family comes over and we have egg hunts for the little kids, kids, and adults. We also eat Easter brunch together. On Thanksgiving we also have our extended family over! Our family will eat an immense dinner cooked by my mother and my aunts. Football is usually playing on the TV, and everyone is having a great time. Christmas is our family’s most celebrated holiday. On Christmas Eve, we have lunch with some of our friends at Troegs. Later in the evening, we go to my mom’s brother’s house to give gifts and have a good time. On Christmas Day my immediate family will celebrate christmas together eating a delicious breakfast- usually cinnamon buns- and give gifts. Later that day, we’ll head over to our nana’s house and then to my grandma’s house. At my Grandma’s house we celebrate Christmas and my cousin’s birthday (which is on the same day). Two days after Christmas we will celebrate my birthday, which is on the
There were days when I use to stare out the classroom into the crying sky, and wander about the world that I soon would be apart of. Then I would soon get lost in class and Skylar would have to pull me out of my “soon to be in the world dream.” She would say, “ I don’t know why you're so excited to be out in the real world we still have 8 more months till we graduated so pay attention, so I won’t be on that stage alone,” she giggled. Skylar was the nicest girl you would ever meet. Something about her drew everyone in, made them want to be better because she was. She was so good at everything, I guess it's because it was because she gave 110% to everything, even her friends and family. When she smile, it would just light up the room and her
We took Jackie's uncle to the airport and went to see her aunt Brenda. For lunch we stopped at a little shack and got boudin balls, the first day was just trying new foods that I’d never heard of, but they were absolutely amazing! Jackie’s grandma made crawfish fettuccine for dinner and gripe gave us some homemade wine and we called it a day and went to bed
Last July, Ciara and Russell Wilson have officially tied the knot. By the way, Russell Wilson is a quarterback of Seattle Seahawks. However, there are questions swirling around Ciara lately. Is it really true that Ciara is pregnant already? Or is it just a rumor only? Oh well, it is going to be exciting for both of them once she's pregnant. There are also claims that she and Russell are focusing on their respective careers first before having their own newborn baby. Ciara already has a 2-year old son named Future. This is an incredible name for a son like Ciara's. Anyways, she is scheduled to have a sit-down interview with Access Hollywood host Scott Evans. Ciara is also a brand ambassador of Revlon Global Brand. Not only that she discusses more about her next music album, but also discusses about her future plans with Russell. Here's a question that everyone needs to know about Ciara.
There was this big ball everyone was going to on Saturday and Ciara was going. She was going to meet the love of her like. Arianna was also going to but family didn't know because they showed no attention to her. They didn't really care about her. Her parents only showed attention to
The night of graduation we all lined up the same way we did at practice, ABC order, as I walked out I felt so rewarded that I was able to make it to my high school graduation. We all sat in a huge gym surrounded by our loves ones, Black and gold caps and gowns filled the room. I waited anxiously for my name to be called; with my last name starting with a W I was pretty much at the end. I walked up and across the stage, shook their hand as I received my diploma and smiled for a picture. As I walked back to my seat I feel my eyes start to water because I felt so proud of myself that I made it to this point after years of hard work. I look around once I’m seated and see how happy everyone is. Next year everyone will be going their separate ways, starting college and making new friends. The ceremony ends with a bunch of smiles, some tears and caps being thrown up in the air while everyone is clapping for
Graduation day arrived and I had butterflies out of this world. It seemed as if I misplaced everything. I could not find my dress. My family came from one state to another. I finally got to the church were the commencement was going to be held. I