The time has come to say goodbye to the University that has fostered my knowledge for the past four years. The bittersweet send off of graduation is in two weeks, then it’s farewell freedom – Ahola adulting.
The most memorable moment at graduations is the commencement speech. Commencement speeches are meant to inspire graduating students as they depart from all that they know to follow their dream. Some commencement speeches succeed at this task while others miss the mark falling short on the inspiration. However, here are five favorite commencement speeches that truly inspire:
Hours, days, months. Crafting a commencement speech takes time and thought. Using every rhetoric trick in the books, speakers engage graduating students through the power of speech, and ultimately help steer us in the right direction. So, good luck to everyone as we part ways, it’s been a pleasure and an honor.