May 28, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 22

For Grads, A Journey Begins

College, high school and eighth grade graduation ceremonies are taking place in the nation's schools. It is a time of joy, smiles, hugs and tears.

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Graduation is a major milestone in a person's life ... no matter what age they are. All the work in the classroom and nights of studying culminate in the student being handed a certificate that states all requirements have been met for graduation.

Like it or not, graduates will not remember what the speeches were about at the graduation ceremony. Very few ever do. I sure don't.

On the day of my high school graduation I could see my parents sittin...

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