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Finally A Graduate

The shenanigans that is 2020 could not have made my time as a senior even for interesting.

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On June twenty-third of two thousand and twenty, I officially become a high school graduate. The day started off fairly calm. I got up and washed my face and then went to my mother's room.

My mother then told me that she had a gift for me. Obviously I was shocked and excited because it was my special day to celebrate my accomplishments over the past four years. We went to our living room and I was presented with my gifts.

The first gift I opened was two cards from my mother. They were extremely well written and gave great advice for the future. It is always nice to receive cards and especially nice ones.

I then was given a blanket with all of my high school t-shirts on it. *Not all of my high school t-shirts because there are just so many*. My mother even took sewing classes to make the blanket.

A very special gift that I will keep forever! I then was given college gifts by my grandparents which was extremely nice. The first of many things to be checked off of my list.

I then really practiced for what I was saying at graduation. Being President of my class meant that I was one of the MC's for the night. The vice president was the other MC.

I was so nervous getting ready for graduation. I could not even sit down and relax because I was so nervous for the night. For my school, we had to wear white shoes and a white dress with our cap and gown.

The actual graduation took place at an old mall. I was extremely nervous but excited to be apart of something amazing. The ceremony started and I started off the evening.

We had a speech from the valedictorian, student prayer, and the dean of students listed the awards and honors of my classmates and myself. It was soon my turn to name each student and say what university they will attend. It was then my turn to get my diploma.

I received my diploma from my principal and took a photo. I was so excited that at that moment I had become a high school graduate! At the end of the ceremony, my classmates and I sang the school song.

Everything in me just gave in and I started crying. Bawling my eyes out not to be dramatic. That was the first time I cried about not being at my school again with these amazing people.

It was a very surreal moment for me that I will always remember. I got to take pictures with my friends and family! Seeing some of these people maybe for the last time in a while was so fun.

I got dinner with my mom and went home for a chill night. Graduation was one of the best events I have been too.

The love for an unordinary event and love spread from family to family was amazing. I will be forever grateful for my sisters I spent four years with.

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