My Graduation Day Essay

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Graduation Day: The Most Important Day of My Life

May 18, 2015: I was officially an alumnus of Park Vista Community High School. No longer a student, but a graduate. Gone were the days where I would wake up at six in the morning. Gone were the long days where I left high school feeling sluggish and tired. The anticipation that the senior class of 2015 was graduating was refreshing and made everyone cheerful. During the course of four years I went from an anxious, uncertain, and frustrated to confident, happy, and hardworking. High school may have been tough but by the time graduation rolled around, I was ready. With this said, it is not odd that this is one of the more important days in my almost nineteen years my life.
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As it grew time, we got seated. I waited patiently, listening to the superintendent make his speech, listening to the valedictorian who I didn’t even know make her speech, and listen to our principal congratulate us on making it this far and to anticipate what would be next for us. As my name was called, I walked across the stage, smiled, shook a bunch of hands, and got my diploma. I got cheered on by my family, my boyfriend of three years family, and a few friends. I sighed with relief as it was over- I graduated! I was done! I listened to the rest of the names being called. Some of them I knew, others I didn’t, and the rest I didn’t like. I awaited the end, but I knew this day was not over- I still had to make it through the rest of the day’s …show more content…
They hugged and congratulated me and were so proud. In the meantime, I was scanning the crowd for my mom, aunt, and other grandma. All I could see was graduates, their friends, and their families. I found my mom and went home. I relaxed and got ready for brunch with my mom’s family and my boyfriend’s family. My grandparents through it at their country club to congratulate me and to thank my boyfriend’s family for treating me like one of their own. As it got near the end of brunch, I knew I had to make a speech all fifteen people. I do not like public speaking that much, especially a speech to thank everyone. I took a deep breath and did it. They all clapped and were so grateful for being

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