Graduation Speech : An Important Word Essay

1314 Words Feb 25th, 2016 6 Pages
College. What an important word. A word that so many people say. A word I have heard so many times. A word that I have always known will be a part of my future. A perpetual goal of mine. Now, I’m thrilled to be getting a chance to start earlier than I had imagined.
I have excellent attendance at school. I have never missed the day of a test, never turned in late homework, and I make sure to get all of my homework done even if I am sick. I put a deep emphasis on school. I realize the importance of exceptional grades, but not only that. I feel that the knowledge I am learning now will help guide me through the rest of my life. I may not remember the Law of Sines, or who won the Trojan War ten years from now, but I will have learned important lessons that will be kept with me throughout the rest of my life. So far, I have learned so many valuable lessons in school. The main skills that I take away are: organization methods, problem solving, and how to interact with people with a wide range of personalities and backgrounds.
So far, my academic career has been quite superb. I have a 4.0 cumulative grade point average; but I wouldn’t say that is of utmost significance. I deem that the enthusiasm and effort I put into my work says the most. I love to work through problems, which is why math is my favorite subject. I am in Trigonometry, which is two years advanced for my grade level. Going into my exams last trimester, I had an A- in Trigonometry. The thought of this terrified me.…

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