Graduating from high school is quite an accomplishment. Graduating as a homeschooler is an accomplishment beyond the classroom. Bring your homeschooling experience to life in a well-written commencement address that chronicles your journey and highlights your hopes for the future. Every speech needs a theme.
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Whether you were chosen to speak at the commencement podium because of your top-of-class grades or were elected class speaker because of your charisma, there are probably countless memories, tidbits of wisdom, and funny one-liners you want to include. Instead, talk about what you know, reflect on the big memories you share with your fellow classmates, and use our tips below to write the most memorable speech of the day. Before you start writing, find inspiration from some of the most memorable high school and college graduation speeches in history. NPR put together a database of over speeches , categorized by message, school, and speaker's name, so it's the perfect resource for graduation speech ideas about where to start. And don't forget about celebrities you love: read through the most encouraging quotes from famous graduation speeches to spark inspiration for your own address. All engaging stories have a beginning, middle, and end—think of your graduation speech the same way.
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Last Updated: December 1, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Katie Styzek. She served as a middle school mathematics, science, and social studies teacher for three years prior to becoming a counselor.
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