Valedictorian Not About to Let School Stop Him from Delivering 'Confrontational' Commencement Speech

A high school valedictorian in Kentucky was barred from delivering his commencement address on Friday, after the school determined that it was “too angry and confrontational.” You mean to tell me that a student might be feeling disillusioned in 2018, a year that has already produced 23 school shootings in just 21…

High School Commencement Speech Reminds Students That They Are Not Special, Still Manages to Be Inspiring

Here's a commencement speech by David McCullough Jr., an English teacher at a Massachusetts high school, who took the opportunity to remind his graduating seniors that they are, in fact, not at all special. "Climb the mountain not to plant your flag," he says. "But to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold…