For graduation speakers

A student who will be delivering her high school graduation address emailed me last week asking if I had any advice. As is often the case with a blog I’ve written every day for nearly eight years, that advice was somewhere, and not so easy to find, back in the archives. If you or someone you know might be interested (and if you’re attending a school where you weren’t required to submit the speech ahead of time to be selected), here’s my post from 2010, “How to write a high school graduation speech.”