But this is how things are different. I was just excited to be in first grade. Today, I know that I am standing on the brink of my future - the first day of the rest of my life. And, I am excited. My best friend James is here and he's still a really cool kid. It is up to us to create. So, fellow graduates, I urge you today to embrace the opportunity before you. I was excited with my new Power Rangers lunchbox.
I had no idea that after 6st grade there would be 7nd grade and 8rd grade and so on. Take what you have learned throughout the last 67 years and put it to good use. Leave behind what isn't helpful (I'm leaving my Power Rangers lunchbox) and bring forward with you the lessons that will be the working parts of your greatest invention ever, YOUR LIFE!
- Keep it short
- Make it personal (share a school-related story)
- Use humor
- Leave your fellow students inspired
Delivering a high school graduation speech is a definite honor. In some ways not much has changed in 67 years. Here I am today. And I met a really cool kid named James. My parents were there with their camera, snapping pictures and wishing me well. It is OK to wonder but, I also think it is important to realize that our future is not just something that happens to us. 67 years ago I was excited but I had no idea about the implications of the journey I was about to begin. He said, The greatest way to predict the future is to invent it. Some of us here today, including our parents, are wondering how our lives are going to turn out. My high school graduation day essay.