MINERAL SPRINGS, NC – You made it! Most of you are completing your first thirteen or fourteen years of education – an endeavor that has consumed nearly three-quarters of your lives – and are preparing for your next challenge. Your graduation is probably the biggest single event in your life to date! Do you remember your first day of preschool or kindergarten? Did you ever imagine what you would accomplish between then and now? Just think back on all the people who came into your life: your best friends, your classmates, your teachers, your coaches, your teammates, and the leaders of your activity groups. Each of you represents a unique piece of that entire collection of people and experiences. Now is your opportunity to apply everything you’ve learned in school as you move into the next phase of your life planning for your career, your family, and your place in the greater society. Each of you has something extraordinary to offer! Take full advantage of every opportunity that comes your way, and always live life to its fullest.
Congratulations one and all!