Graduation Speeches

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  • 8th Grade Graduation Speeches

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    First off I would like to congratulate everyone for making it this far. I would like to thank my classmates, my friends, and my family. I especially want to thank our teachers, for always supporting and encouraging us. If it weren’t for the people who support us daily, we would not be where we are today. I would like everyone to turn to their families, and teachers to thank them for all that they have done for us. We walked in as sixth graders, nervous and scared about what was going to happen

  • My Speech - Original Writing

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    When I began writing my commencement speech I knew that I wanted to use humor as a main theme. When we watched the speech examples in class the ones that I really took material away from and the ones that stuck with me the longest were the ones that were funny and had humor sprinkled throughout. Other than the humor part I had no idea what I wanted my speech to be about but I knew that I needed to stick with a common theme throughout or it would be a mess. Once I had the reoccurring dream about

  • 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, they all use personal

  • Carol Degeneres And Bo Jackson Commencement Speech

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    Ellen DeGeneres and Bo Jackson Commencement Speeches In the commencement speeches before the Classes of 2009 at Tulane and Auburn University, well known TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and former baseball and football player, Bo Jackson, deliver two compelling speeches inspiring their audiences to go into the real world and be the best person they can be. Bo Jackson and Ellen DeGeneres both successfully utilize their own techniques in order to get their message across. DeGeneres has a lighter

  • The Speech Of Steve Jobs

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    Speeches appear in all shapes and sizes, some fantastic, some horrible, some motivational and some inspirational. The single detail I can tell you there is always a few that will linger and stick around in your head. These speeches go through history as being remembered and studied for decades. A few that come to mind are “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King, “Never give up…Don’t ever give up,” by Jimmy Valvano and “You’ve got to find what you love,” by Steve Jobs. Each and every one of these

  • The Speech Of Steve Jobs

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    Speeches come in all shapes and sizes, some fantastic, some horrible, some motivational and some inspirational. The one detail I can tell you there is always a few that will linger and stick around in your head. These speeches go through history as being remembered and studied for decades. A few that come to mind happen to be “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King, “Never give up…Don’t ever give up,” by Jimmy Valvano and “You’ve got to find what you love,” by Steve Jobs. Each and every one of

  • 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

  • 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: hccs.edu/graduation 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

  • Admiral Mcraven's 10 Lessons Commencement Speech

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    Every day, thousands of speeches are given. Some of those speeches are long and drawn out while others are created in the heat of the moment. But, regardless of its content, there is a huge difference between a run of the mill speech and a great one. That difference being its relevance, memorability, and honesty. Admiral William H. McRaven accomplished each of those components in his “10 lessons” commencement speech given at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. During his speech, Admiral McRaven

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