Do you really hate me as much as Sprint does? Then there was the culmination ceremony itself, after which when we came home bursting with pride, but also with the looming sense that everything had changed. To underscore the emptiness, my son was leaving the next morning at the crack of dawn for a final class trip to Washington D.
And there was a lot of stuff. The next morning he was gone. Despite your tight budget, you never complained about the cost of my education. Nonetheless, I know how much you sacrificed for me. Today, I feel so honored to be graduating from [insert name of university or college]. This achievement would not have been possible without your support—both emotional and financial. There are no better words to use today than "thank you," Mom and Dad.
You have given me the greatest gift of all: an education, the best legacy that parents can pass on to their child. Thank you so much for believing in me.
You are the best parents in the world, and I owe my success to you. All my love, Source Heartfelt Words for Your Parents I am extremely grateful to you for giving me the opportunity to study at college.
It was the best legacy that you could have passed down to me. Thank you for giving me so much to be grateful for. Thank you for making my graduation event a memorable one. I feel so grateful and blessed to have parents like you in my life. In addition, thank you so much for your support—both emotional and financial—over the years. I love you, Mom and Dad. Please accept my heartfelt thanks for the best gift you could ever have given me: a wonderful education.
I know that there are Daddy's girls but I, am a Momma's girl. When I was sick, scared, or freaking out because of some ridiculous drama in my life you were always there to talk me down and bring me back to reality. In the last year, I have faced some extremely tough moments. Whether they were personal moments or educational moments. Every time that I had someone piss me off, upset me, talk down to me, or disappoint me I came to you and you were never annoyed with my questions or constant complaining.
You have pushed me, yelled at me, supported me, and loved me every day since I was born but, I feel like even more since I started college. I'm not totally sure where I am going in the next year or what path I am going to walk down and even though I feel like I've disappointed you because of this, you've told me how proud you are of me and how you thank God every day for having a daughter like me.
Every time you said that to me, it helped push me to do better, try harder, and not be so hard on myself. You are my biggest inspiration momma and what you have done in the last few years with your education has given me the role model I needed. I hope one day I can be as successful as you have been and be as amazing of a person as you are.
I love you more Momma. You have both told me how proud you are of me but, as I walk across the stage I want you all to know how much I love you and how thankful I am that God gave me parents like you two.
You never let me feel down about myself, you would let me fall, pick me back up, love on me, dust me off and send me back out into the world. You protected me from the bad, taught me about the good, and have given me every opportunity to succeed in life.
Invoking fathers, theoretically the more stoic parental units, is a smart move. There are not sufficient words to describe how thankful I am to them, for everything they have done for me. Other places you might give your speech include: Regular family dinner. My whole life my list of friends has changed; it's shrunk, it's grown, it's morphed more times than a chameleon. Without her support, it would be impossible for me to attain this position on which I am today. It is completely unimaginable for me to think about a life without my parents but there are some children who do not have this blessing and are unaware of this love which we get from our parents.
Source Saying "Thank You! Every time that I had someone piss me off, upset me, talk down to me, or disappoint me I came to you and you were never annoyed with my questions or constant complaining. A Sample Note of Thanks Dear Mom and Dad, I feel so honored and blessed to have you as my parents, and want to express my gratitude for your care and support over the years. While you can send your thoughts to your parents via text or email, a handwritten card will be treasured for many years to come, and is physical evidence of your gratitude to them.
Today, I feel so honored to be graduating from [insert name of university or college]. What is something that you appreciate most about your parents? You protected me from the bad, taught me about the good, and have given me every opportunity to succeed in life.
I love you, Mom and Dad. Even if I don't have much to talk about it's just nice to hear your voice. Invoking fathers, theoretically the more stoic parental units, is a smart move. You protected me from the bad, taught me about the good, and have given me every opportunity to succeed in life.
My life has a mission and vision today; all due to your endless effort and trust upon me. I call you every day sometimes twice a day, we text, we Snapchat, every chance I get to talk to you I take. Graduation is something that feels gentle and gradual — a mere conferring of diplomas. They have loved me, cared for me, trusted me when I would lose hope, stayed awake during my exam days for meeting my dietary needs, stayed awake with me when I fell sick, cried with me when I lost the medical entrance test.
This gives you the chance to quickly acknowledge everyone in the room in a meaningful way. Which brings me to my important duty tonight. In the last four years, you have become the one person that I can't go even a day without talking to. Source Saying "Thank You! When I started this final semester I had so much on my plate, graduate school applications, graduation plans, work, and classes.