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Class of 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology
Scientists say we’re made of stardust. Therefore, I am a star.
United State Army
'This is not the end, nor is it the beginning, it is the end of a beginning'
Hannah Montana said that nobody’s perfect, but here I am
St. John Fisher College
“I am not a genius. If you see me studying, I’m hustling and learning to get the knowledge into my head.”
“Those who are afraid to fail will never know what true success is”
“Me think, why waste time say lot word when few word do trick”
- Kevin Malone
“And legacy is all we get to leave when we leaving”
- Bobby Macavelli
"If the English language made any sense, "lackadaisical" would have something to do with a shortage of flowers"
“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.”
- Theodore Roosevelt
“Life isn’t always a straight line” -
Jan Van Den Blink
CEO of Hilliard Corporation
University of Louisville
"When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably."
- Walt Disney
"No matter how you get there or where you end up, humans have this miraculous gift to make that place home."
Lucy Kaffenbarger - SALUTATORIAN
University of Michigan
"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them."
- Mitch Hedberg
Yuxi (Jerry) Liu
I am always here.
- Mr. Hakes
“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”
University of South Carolina
“I am big enough to admit that I am often inspired by myself.”
“Try to have more faith and less fear, try to express it to your peers, I'm talking about dreams."
- Nipsey Hussle
“I don’t know exactly what the future holds, but I’m stepping forward with grit, anchored in grace.” - Julie Graham
“I knew exactly what to do. But in a much more real sense, I had no idea what to do.”
“Keep on going, never stop trying.”
“I don’t know where I’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring.”
"Some people say nobody's perfect, but expect perfection."
"We're all worth it, man. We're all worth millions of planets and stars and galaxies and universes."
- River Phoenix
"Remember to let Teju into your heart So that he can start to make it better"
Matthew Rilloraza - VALEDICTORIAN
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
"We learn geology the morning after the earthquake"
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
University of Pittsburgh
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other
"I'll get over it. I just need to have to be dramatic about it."
Maybe we don’t deserve love, but when has the notion of what we deserve stopped us from doing everything in our power to get what we want?
- Edward Nygma, Riddler
St. Bonaventure University
“Don’t try to squeeze into a glass slipper. Instead, shatter the glass ceiling.”
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
- Dr. Seuss
Berklee College of Music
“There’s a million things I haven’t done. Just you wait, just you wait.”
Hamilton: The American Musical
University of Notre Dame
"Friendship first, competition second"
- Yao Ming
“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence”
- Mark Twain
University of Notre Dame
"crazy how ur eyes are like gopros...But real"
- Rich Brian
“If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special.”
“Never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.”
Peiting (Peter) Wang
I work with what I’ve got.
James Madison University
“You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”
- Kathryn Stockett, The Help
"You will never be completely at home again. Part of your heart will always be elsewhere. It is the price you pay for loving people in more than one place"