Different Year, Different Speeches
Last updated 5/31/2021 at 10:17am
In most years, high school graduation speeches, while extremely heartfelt, tend to be slightly redundant. Students thank their teachers, their family and their friends. They recall certain high school experiences – some inspirational, some humorous. The speakers talk about looking forward to the future and how their class will accomplish great things. And there is nothing wrong with that, for graduation is a time of gratitude, joy and hope.
This year, while some of those elements were present in the speeches given by students, there was also a marked difference.
They were incredibly can...