Graduation Speeches

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  • My Speech - Original Writing

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    was asked in class was which part of our speeches was our favorite part. I would have to say that the two last paragraphs of my speech was my absolute favorite to both read and say. I love the ending of things, I love happy endings to movies and books so when writing the end to my speech I really wanted to write something that was not only going to stick with me but with my fellow classmates as well. I know that we had to listen to a lot of speeches and that not everyone is going to remember

  • A Comparison of Two Commencement Speeches and an Education Article

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    Education is knowledge obtained in order to reach one’s full potential. A human being is not in the proper sense until they are educated. Two commencement speeches, “Failure and Imagination” by J.K. Rowling and “Real Freedom?” by David Wallace, and an article titled “The 4-Stage Response to Low Student Achievement” by John Lemuel, all have several aspects of education in common and provide knowledge and inspiration about the real idea and necessity for education. In these works,

  • Summary Of Dear Grads DonT Do What You Love By Carl Muey

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    When attending a typical graduation ceremony, it is not unusual to hear people speak to inspire the newest members of the tough labor market. Words of encouragement and loving what you do in life are often the baseline of these graduation speeches. But according to Carl McCoy,author of “Dear Grads, Don’t Do What You Love,” this advice may not be best suited for the occasion. With his own experiences in mind, McCoy explains why he believes these speeches may need a more timeless makeover. The author

  • Essay about Graduation: A Defining Moment

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    Graduation is an exciting time in a person’s life, especially a high school graduation. When I think of family and friends gathering together to celebrate a joyous occasion, I feel I accomplished my strongest goal. It never occurred to me that graduation would be the end of my youth and the start of adulthood. Graduating from high school was an influential event that gave me an altered outlook on my existence. Life before graduation, preparing for graduation day, and commencement day overwhelmed

  • Essay about High School Graduation

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    High School Graduation      I can still remember it like yesterday. It was June 6, 1994, the day of my high school graduation. This day is the single most important day of my life. This day was so important to me because it was the first thing I had to work really hard on to accomplish. For the first time in my life I felt as if I really could succeed in something. It helped to change my life.      It started out like just another day but things would quickly change. I woke up at 7:00

  • Texas 's Annual Graduation Ceremony

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    Houston Community College’s annual graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 14 from 9am-noon at NRG Stadium. President and CEO of the Houston Texans Jamey Rootes will be the keynote speaker at commencement. The ceremony registration deadline is extended until Friday, May 6. Register online: The HCC Alumni Association is hosting a free Graduation Celebration for the class of 2016 on May 6 at 6pm at the West Loop campus auditorium. The event will have food, music

  • The Most Important Day In My Life

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    ones you’ll never forget no matter how hard you try. The most important day of my life was my high school graduation. I had many emotions, the place wasn’t very welcoming, but the overall experience was great. I’d do it all over again. I have one word for you, and that’s emotions. From where do I begin? Since I am a September baby, I am older than everyone else. I was happy and nervous. Graduation was the key to the next chapter of my life, if you think about it, it’s a lot of pressure. I was sitting

  • High School Graduation Essay

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    Graduation      Through out 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. For a lot of people, graduating from high school is a goal. It takes a lot of time and effort to achieve that goal. In the long run, it opens a lot of opportunities for people to succeed. Graduation is the end of high school, and the beginning to life.      I can almost

  • Rhetorical Analysis of Ellen DeGeneres's Commencement Speech Essay

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    Ellen’s Commencement Speech Rhetorical Analysis Graduation caps fly into the air, cheers erupt, and diplomas are received. This is a typical graduation day. Not only did these ceremonial events take place for Tulane University's class of 2009, but Ellen DeGeneres was there to congratulate them as well! This class was dubbed the "Katrina Class" for being survivors of the devastating Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Katrina was named one of the deadliest Hurricanes, causing more than 1,836

  • My Life Changing Event

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    changed me or shaped me drastically. However, I have had an event which meant a lot to me and strengthened many things which I had already believed. What was your high school graduation class size? Maybe somewhere from 50-500? Well my class had 4 graduates, so my experience was very unique. I am going to talk about my graduation in some detail, but first I will explain my school’s culture. First of all, it is a classical Christian school, which has about 40 high school students. This means that the