Essay on Graduation Speech : My Experience

748 Words Sep 21st, 2016 3 Pages
Graduation was a time to celebrate my achievements, to celebrate growing up and maturing into adulthood, to celebrate my friends and family that guided me along the way, and most importantly to celebrate one chapter coming to an end, and another one just beginning.
The night before graduation I could hardly sleep as I knew that my high school career would soon be over. I got up that next morning, took a shower, put my makeup on, straightened my hair, and put my favorite black dress on, only this time I had my chords, cap, and gown to go with it.
When I looked in the mirror, I began to feel flooded with emotions. There were several different thoughts running throughout my mind. For one, I felt thrilled to finally be able to graduate and start college. At the same time, this feeling of fear filled my mind as I came to the realization that my high school days were officially over and I would now have to assume more responsibility. As the day progressed, I found myself getting teary eyed and emotional. This uneasy feeling came over me as I recalled the countless times I had heard how quickly time passes by, which did not fully hit me until this day. Leading up to this day, there were several moments that I wished I could go back to. One of those moments happened to be cheering at my last football game. I remember the screaming fans, the crowded student section, and the bright Friday night lights. Even though, I was ready to begin my college career, these memories were…

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