You did it! After all the late nights, long tests and countless lectures, you are finally here! Before you turn your tassel, have you thought about what got you here? Take the time to reflect on all the obstacles you faced, all those moments where you didn’t think you could do it. Remember those who encouraged you along the way. Think back to that one moment where you remembered why you continued to persevere. Are there specific friends or family members in your life who taught you how to fly? The road ahead of you may seem wide and unfamiliar, but if you compare it to all the roads you’ve already traveled, they are the same. The pavement is rough, the lines may blur at times, and storms may cover them with mud, but remember, the sun always shines again and you’ve made it through before. Look in the mirror and dig up that confidence that brought you to this moment. There is more of it within, and the best way to show it is to freely share it with the world! Congratulations Class of 2017! Never forget, you can fly!