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Top 10 Commencement Speeches

May 28th, 2015

Congratulations, seniors, on your graduation! I am very proud of the dedication and hard work everyone has put in to get to this point. As you embark on your next big journey in life you will hear a lot of advice, some good, some bad and some just plain funny. Let me add to the words of wisdom you will hear through some inspiring commencement speeches given throughout the years. Please click through the following website and if you have links to your own favorite speeches or pieces of advice, please send them our way. Best of luck with all that lies ahead.

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Well-earned endings and fresh beginnings

June 24th, 2010

by Jane Shropshire

Lexington, KY – I am moved by commencement exercises, time after time. Beautiful, leafy campuses in springtime, faculty in full academic regalia, graduates’ nervous anticipation, raw emotions racing across family members’ faces: All of this turns me into a living, breathing sprinkler. Just lead me from place to place around a campus, and my eyes will water surrounding plants and flowers liberally.

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