You've seen this experience of your Minnehaha Academy education through to its successful conclusion, here on this stage tonight.
...And, in this time, you've also met failure, experienced deep disappointment and endured loss. In all these things together that make up life, you are a success, already, today, now.
So, to your future success: continue to form, forge and construct your lives; remember failure is just a data point, an opportunity for course correction (maybe a future anecdote).
But always, graduates, as you progress forward, each time, aim a little higher, raise the bar for yourself and push toward your most authentic and genuine presentation of the one and only you; from there will come your greatest successes in life.
Congratulations Class of 2019!
-Kate Mortenson, Commencement Speaker
Congratulations, class of 2018! We celebrate you and all you have achieved. You can view the full gallery here.