Hi everyone! Good evening and welcome to all who have gathered here today! First of all, I would like to express my deepest gratitude towards the organizers for giving me the chance to deliver a speech on behalf of the entire student body on this meaningful day. I think that a farewell speech is probably the ONLY speech where students actually listen to the speaker (well I am hoping at least that is the case right now!)
Now that I have your undivided attention, I would like you all to listen very carefully.
This year has passed by in a flash. School's been crazy in the past years. We’ve had a lot of fun, and a lot of experiences, both good and bad. But I think in general, high school will be a time that we look back on fondly. It's hard to believe that in just a little while we will be graduating and it seems like only yesterday when we were just mere freshman. Our high school years seem to have passed in a flurry of activities: grades attained, extracurricular activities, social events and lesson learned. It is hard to believe that in the next few months we will see ourselves facing new horizons and challenges.
Some of us may stay closer to home, some may move slightly further away.
As the Graduating Class of 2012 we need to express our gratitude for the wonderful opportunities that we were exposed to. Our thanks must go to all the staff and the management of Green Homes Integrated School of Pasig City. We are privileged to have attended this school. Green Homes offers a world class education - of that we have no doubt. As we make a relatively smooth transition into life beyond school, I am sure that the fine education that we received will stand us in good stead - time and again.
Our thanks must also extend to our parents and guardians. You have remained committed to our education, but more importantly, you have remained committed to us. You have stood by our sides, even when things may have seemed a bit rocky - steadfast and constant -...