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Valedictorian Speech

Valedictorian Whose Speech Was Silenced Says School Broke Law

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.14.2013 | Religion

Remington Reimer, the Texas high school valedictorian who had his graduation speech cut off last week, is now arguing that the school violated federal...

School Cuts Off Valedictorian Mid-Speech

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.10.2013 | Religion

After reports about several off-message valedictorian speeches at schools around the United States, one Texas high school took efforts last week to ma...

The (High School) Graduate

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.07.2013 | Parents
Linda Flanagan

What do the criers feel that I don't? Maybe a greater awareness of the passage of time. Loss -- of their own time, and of their children's. A premonition about the void that will take place in a few months, when their offspring will leave their original home and make a new one someplace else.


Ariana Silvan-Grau | Posted 08.21.2012 | Teen
Ariana Silvan-Grau

A smile can mean anything -- excitement, gratitude, forgiveness and fear, and just because this chapter of our lives is ending does not mean the new one will not bring just as many smiles.

Knowledge is Power

Joel Schocker | Posted 08.20.2012 | Teen
Joel Schocker

Our future is an empty book that we have the power to write. Challenging as this may sound, it's marvelous.

WATCH: Valedictorian Raps His Commencement Speech

Posted 06.13.2012 | Teen

After four years of taking his studies seriously, one valedictorian decided to have a little fun with his commencement speech. Matt Colligan took t...

Everything You Do, Do it Big

Brian Xu | Posted 08.12.2012 | Teen
Brian Xu

What is so inspiring about this class, and our entire school actually is that there is a feeling that... we actually like each other.


Savannah T. Reed | Posted 08.11.2012 | Teen
Savannah T. Reed

Sure and firm self-esteem will keep us steady and confident when we emerge into a new world. Never lost, we will always know who we are, wherever we are.

WATCH: The Greatest Valedictorian Speech Ever

Posted 07.24.2011 | Comedy

Do you remember your high school valedictorian? If you do, do you remember his or her graduation speech? No, right? Well, Alaine Caudle of Doniphan We...