Congratulations to the students of the class of 2019. Our administrators wanted to give them one last piece of advice before they officially become adults.
Associate Professor Dr. Wariya Chinwanno (School Director)
Our dear, fine, young MUIDS men and women,
You now have come to the last page of your high school journey. As the director of the school, I would like to deliver my warm congratulations and commendations to each and every one of you. You have worked hard during your three years here, and now you are ready and prepared to move on to the world of college and work.
I would like to encourage you to prepare for your future hopes and dreams by leveraging your youth and opportunities to recreate yourself in light of who you want to be. Do not wait for your future to happen; make it happen.
We are all proud of your accomplishments and the outstanding leadership you have provided for our school. I wish you continued success. May graduation and all of the activities associated with it bring you and your family great joy and happiness.
Congratulations to you all!
Deputy Director for Academics (Dr. Stephen Coryelle)
The Class of 2019 will always hold a special place in my heart, for we came to this place together, and although you are leaving, I know that what you brought to our school, and what you accomplished while here, will stay with us. Never forget that our future success, and the success of students that come after you, is largely owing to you.
I wish the best for all of you, in academics and in the world. If you have found success here, use that to continue onward. And if you have struggled, use the strength you have gained from picking yourself up, and do not dwell on what is past; time only moves forward.
Remember, also, that wherever you go you take a part of us with you, as surely as you are leaving a part of you behind.
Deputy Director for Administration (Ms. Sopit Chayasatit)
I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of you on your achievements. As you celebrate your achievements today, you should take a moment to thank the people who have supported you in your efforts to get here. Most of all, I encourage you to reflect on the qualities and strengths you have developed that helped you achieve this important goal.
My best wishes are with you today and into the future. Congratulations!
Deputy Director for Student Services (Mr. Simon Gauci)
Congratulations, seniors. You are now adults.
Welcome to the club.
It has rules, most of which you will have to learn on your own. Since you just graduated though I’ll do you a favor and give you two:
Live a life of purpose, and know your intention.
“What purpose?” you may ask. Well, figuring that one out is the hard part. It’s different for every person. Here’s a tip to get you started:
Fight for justice, not for upgraded seating on your next flight.
Too many adults spend too much time trying to live their life like it’s first class. Sure, the champagne is nice, the seats are comfy, and the blankets are warm, but all of that luxury can’t fill your soul. In fact, most of the time it just leaves it empty.
Instead, spend time trying to help people who normally fly economy, or who can’t afford to fly at all for that matter. Open your eyes, your ears, and your heart to them. Helping them will fill your soul more than flying first class every could. That’s when you’ll start to figure out what your purpose truly is.
When that happens be sure to share a tip with us; we’d love to hear from you.