High School Commencement Speech

The academics that lead you to this graduation day are part of the foundation of the road to your dreams.

This quote is memorable because of the connection between this day and the thing the student holds dear.

Graduation is a door which on one side closes to a childhood quest and on the other side opens to a life of potential wonders.

This quote is memorable because it reminds the students that they were just children when all of this began.

Look into the eyes of all of your classmates because in twenty years those eyes will the only way that you will be able to recognize some of them.

This quote is memorable because it is true. I graduated from high school twenty years ago and can barely recognize some of my classmates.

Regardless of where you go in life and the people that you meet, your classmates will always know who you really are.

This quote is memorable because it is true, also. There is almost always a smile when I bump into an old classmate.

Graduation doesn’t mean the end of learning. It is just the door which will lead to a different type of learning.

High School Commencement Speech

This quote is memorable because it can serve as a mode of acceptance of a world that might be somewhat different from their high school perception.

Graduation is symbolic of a destination. This is a journey which began where the participants were children and ends with them as young adults.

This quote is memorable because it takes the students back to when they were kids.

The thing that makes your class unique is that it is and will always be your class.

This quote is memorable because it personalizes the experience.

At this point in your life, these are probably the people that you’ve spent more time with than anyone.

This quote is memorable because it will make the students reflect back. Hopefully, they will realize that this is really a little family.

You can now remove the word – weather day – from your list of holidays, except when you become a parent.

This quote is memorable because it will ring true to them once they have children.

This may be the end of a childhood chapter, but embrace the fact that it is also the beginning of an adult memoir.

This quote is memorable because it reminds the students that it really isn’t an end. It is just the beginning.


Please note that these quotes were created by Lisa Long on May 8, 2008. No other sources were used.