Got home not too long ago from our school's Senior Awards Night, at which I was privileged to present the awards from our math department. Senior Awards Night is yet another of those milestones that gets passed on the way to graduation, and those milestones are zipping by very quickly lately.
As I sat there, my thoughts drifted back to May 24th, 1983, the night of my own Senior Scholarship Reception, a night that meant so much to me that it took up an entire page, in shorthand, in my journal. Just reading a few sentences there allows me to understand what those kids were feeling tonight.
"It's not the end of 4 years, it's the beginning of a lifetime...."