Dear Grandma and Grandpa,. I can feel my chest tighten as I start typing out this letter. I still remember the day when you left this world like it.
33 High School Graduation Quotes
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Not everything has changed since you were in high school. some general-use yearbook message examples that work for both graduating and non-graduating.
Walking through the crowd, in the sea of black gowns and hats, I wanted my words in blue to shine through the red and white stripes and show the world my loyalty and love for America, my son’s birthplace and where a judge declared my citizenship in 1994 and welcomed me to the tapestry of this nation.
It’s very hard for an immigrant to make a presence in a foreign country. The barriers in culture and language bar immigrants from opportunities, making it almost impossible for most people to succeed. That’s what I center my work on.
— Julie Lam, 50, from New York, graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass., with an M.F.A. in creative writing for fiction.
My cap is a scale model of my university with the quote “it’s all about perspective” across the top! I’m a major in theatrical design (scenic design in particular), and with all of the drafting and model building that I’ve done over the years, what better way to represent both what I love and what I’ve spent most of my time doing!
— Mallory Gabbard, 22, from Los Angeles, graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles with a B.F.A. in theatrical design.
Graduating from college is one of life’s biggest events. After years of hard work and dedication the reward is both a relief and a time for celebrating. If you know anyone who has or is about to graduate college then you should have a huge amount of admiration for them. A good way to show how proud of their achievements is to congratulate them, possibly with a gift or card. You don’t have to go over the top or spend a huge amount, but celebrating a major life event of theirs is always a nice gesture.
But if you’re going to be giving them a card you might be struggling what what to write or say in it. Finding the words to sum up your feelings and wish the college graduate success or congratulations can be difficult. If it’s a close family member – perhaps your son, daughter, grandchild etc. – then you will probably be feeling massive amounts of pride, and will want your card message to reflect that. Other, less close friends or acquaintances may require you to wish them well and celebrate their achievements without the same emotional involvement. So it can be tricky finding the right and appropriate words.
Thankfully this guide will show you the perfect messages to write in your college graduation card. Be that a simple card message, quotes, or even more lengthy speeches, we’re sure you’ll find what you need to congratulate the graduate. You can use any of the examples below and copy them directly into your card (or change them to fit your circumstances)
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These happy graduation messages aren’t specific to or from a person so can be used in most circumstances. They should be a good way of generally wishing someone well on their college graduation.
A inspirational, funny or insightful quote is a great way to congratulate someone on their graduation. Try one of these graduation quotes below for your card.
Why not put a smile on the graduates face on their big day? A witty or funny message is a great way to share in the fun of their big occasion. So use one of the funny messages or quotes below in your college graduation card.
You might want to inspire the new graduate with words of encouragement. If so then try an inspirational quote from a famous author, politician, sportsperson and more.
If it’s a friend of yours graduating then you will want to wish them well on the future and congratulate their success. Either in person or with a card, try the messages below to show your friend how proud of them you are.
If your son is graduating then you will no doubt be feeling incredible pride and joy at his success. You can use one if the wishes below to hopefully sum up your feelings and let him know just how proud you are of his achievements.
Your daughter graduating is such a huge event and will fill your heart with happiness and pride. Take those feelings and express them in a touching and thoughtful best wishes to her. If you need a little help then try the examples below.
Grandparents often have a special and close relationship with their grandchildren. So seeing your grandson graduate from college will be a hugely important event. Pride, love, happiness – all emotions you will probably be feeling. So use these wishes to tell your grandson just how proud you are of him.
Much like with your grandson a granddaughter graduating will be a source of joy and immense pride. She will want to know her grandparents are thinking of her so make sure to wish her well and congratulate her with these wishes.
Use the high school graduation quotes to offer words of wisdom to the new graduate. You must Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. The opportunities we have access to today are those which our grandparents couldn't have.
WASHINGTON (AllPolitics, June 6) -- First daughter Chelsea Clinton graduated from high school today, with her mother looking on and her father telling the 122-member senior class to "be brave and dream your dreams."
"Class of 1997, you are beautiful," President Bill Clinton, the commencement speaker, told the Sidwell Friends graduates. "Go out and live like it. Be humble and be proud. Be of service. Be optimistic and grateful. Be brave and dream your dreams."
Chelsea, clad in a white dress, accepted her diploma on a stage under two giant sycamore trees, then dashed across the platform to hug her father.
During his comments, the president at times spoke wistfully, with reflections on fatherhood.
"Members of the class of '97, you are not the only graduates here today," he said. "Even though we are staying home, your parents are graduating too. Just as your pride and joy in this day must be tempered by the separation of Sidwell and the daily contact with the wonderful friends that you have made here, our pride and joy are tempered by our coming separation from you. So I ask you at the beginning to indulge your folks if we seem a little sad or we act a little weird. You see, today we are remembering your first day in school, and all the triumphs and travails between then and now."
In keeping with past tradition, the private school excluded reporters from the graduation ceremony, but the White House set up an audio feed of Clinton's remarks into the press briefing room. Following a graduation reception at the school, Chelsea's grandparents and uncles joined the Clintons at the White House.
The seventeen-year-old is headed for Stanford University next fall. By all accounts, her parents are bracing for the impact of their only child's departure.
"We find ourselves fighting back tears as we contemplate what our days will be like when our daughter leaves the nest to embark on a new stage of life," Hillary Clinton wrote in her syndicated column this week.
Earlier, spokesman Mike McCurry described the president as anxiously weighing his message. "The president gets help sometimes on his speeches, but there's only one pen on this one -- and it's daddy's," McCurry told reporters.
Congratulatory and Inspirational Messages; Funny Graduation Wishes; Graduation Quotes for Cards. What to Write in a Graduation Card. Writing in a graduation card doesn't take a P.H.D., but it can feel challenging. "School's out forever! Wearing colorful Converse high-tops beneath your graduation robe is a great way.