When they were trying to find someone to give this speech they first asked the most intelligent, smart person they could find. But she turned them down. So then they asked the most beautiful, lovely, attractive person they could find. She also turned them down. Next they asked the nicest, sweetest, kindest, most sincere person they could find. Then I decided it would be rude to turn them down three times in a row, so here I am.
How many people here like tomato soup? Come on, raise your hand if you like tomato soup. OK, thank you. That was a really simple question, you either like it or you don't. I wish high school had been that easy. However, as we all know, it wasn't.
As the National Honor Society speaker, you probably expect me to speak about something very scholarly, but I'm not. It takes a lot of hard work to get to where we are today. There are a few students that I would like to recognize for working extra hard. If you could stand when I call your name, Joe Barber, Sammy Lee, Mary Lou, John Doe, Megan Cunnins, Randy Somson.
These lifeskills students have spent half of their days in job training experiences within our community. This extra time and effort they put in has prepared them for the world of work and given them courage to leave high school and work on their own.
These students, along with the entire graduating class of 2005 have put a real effort into making it here today. I want to stress the importance of the diplomas we are receiving...