So my nephew graduated from high school to say. Yea I am very proud of him and happy that he is able to move onto a new part of life as well as the journey to discovering who he is and what he wants to do with his. Now both my niece and nephew attended a Christian school where they received good education that was built on a strong religious foundation. I think that is what they said over and over again tonight. I will say they may have gotten a better education in some ways but I don’t know that it made them better people as my niece only finished a year of college before dropping out and my nephew is not exactly a star pupil. Sitting there listening to the accomplishments of some of these kids put me in awe. Some of these kids have gone to other countries to feed the needy, built houses and volunteered with the homeless, aside from maintaining a 4.4 GPA. Now yes these kids deserve to have praised but aren’t they suppose to do well in high school and graduate? Aren’t all kids suppose to graduate high school? I am not saying that it is simple, but shouldn’t we expect all kids to graduate. I think about people with teenagers they make graduation like they have made it. Like they have come into their own and that this is it. I am sure that some of these kids are going home to cash prizes and new cars for accomplishing something that should be done. For me it’s like making a big deal out of graduating from 8th grade. Maybe it’s just me but I’ll save the big celebrations for college graduation and my kids will have to be happy with a card and a dinner. I know that for some they may not have the opportunity to go to college and this might be what they believe is the biggest moment of their life. I hope not, I think all kids are destined to be greater than just high school graduates.
“Am I Just Crazy Or Do People Put Too Much Emphasis On Just Graduating From High School?”
Peace, Love and Chocolate