My Graduation Speech : 12 Years Of Homework Essays

871 Words Sep 24th, 2015 4 Pages
12 long years. 12 years of homework. 12 years of dreadful Monday mornings. 12 years of hard work has finally paid off. Hearing your name being called and everybody applauding has to be the greatest sound to flow through your ears ever. Getting to walk that stage and obtaining your high school diploma is probably the best feeling in the past 18 years. Not only are you happy but your family and friends are happy, what more can you ask for?
One thing I would never forget is when my 6th grade English teacher, Ms.Browish, said to me “You’re not going to graduate high school and end up working at McDonalds”. Of course it was probably because I was being rude and disrespectful but that strived me to prove those who doubted me wrong. I’ve never been an A+ student or been on the honor roll. As a matter of fact I didn’t make honor roll until my senior year, and that doesn’t disappoint me at all. I feel accomplished, my senior year I changed for the better and started living to my potential.
Waking up on June 1st was like waking up on the first day of school. Awaking the household to get up and get ready because today is my big day. I hop out the shower and my outfit is freshly ironed and ready for me to wear. We were running a little late because my mother and sister always have to “get pretty” as they say. I got frustrated because DC morning traffic is the worst and finding parking at the venue was going to be like finding a needle in a haystack. As I wait for the others to finish…

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