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Did you make a statement at your graduation?

I never did I just wore my cap and gown and walked up and got my diploma . I have heard lot of graduates made a statement last week.
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JustcallmeNameless · 31-35, F
No I don't know what I would have said
nefelibata · 46-50, F
I didn't even do the cap and gown/going to the ceremony thing.
I skipped class so much my senior year I had to come back for a half a year, the next year.
I picked up my diploma in the office.
ScottR · 51-55, M
No. Making public statements isn’t allowed.
cherokeepatti · 61-69, F
Nope, we weren’t allowed to deviate from the program in any way. They threatened to withhold our diplomas. I saw something like that at my daughter’s graduation where one of the graduates pulled off his black gown and was sporting a tiger costume underneath. There were teachers who ran out and grabbed him and took him offstage. Letters got written to the newspaper because of it.
SwampFlower · 26-30, F
I didn't even go.
twiigss · 41-45, MVIP
It wasn't even an option. I remember all of us students sitting in metal foldup chairs and we all just sat there in the cap and gowns as they called each student up, they would be handed a rolled up and tied piece of paper, shake hands with some guy up on stage and back to their seat.

Then something was said from the person at the microphone and we all threw our caps into the air, then a lined formed by these doors where they were handing out the actual diploma book with the diploma in it.

And that was allllllllllllllllllllllllll the way back from 1995. I heard now students are allowed to keep their caps and gowns. Even if they let me keep mine, what on earth would I do with it??
No I got an award for typing and music improvement, all booby awards, and afterwards I was stuck alone with my grandmother who didn't know what to say to me and I attended no parties and then got sent to a college where I didn't belong.

This is my statement. The day showed me who I was. Then my subsequent life did as well.

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