Lafayette celebrates the 615 graduates of the Class of 2019 Twitter
"Make the decision that you in your heart believe is right ... There might be some people who tell you this is not a good decision, and I ask that you take it, embrace it, process it, and still follow your own hearts."
"It has been an enormous pleasure to watch you learn and grow over these last four years. From my vantage point, I have seen the struggles as well as the prizes, and I know that every one of you has worked hard to arrive at this destination."
"When we leave here today and go out into the world, keep this little bit of Cur Non mentality with you as you pave the way for others ... Leadership is more than positional, and the very best leaders are mentors, listeners, encouragers, challengers, and doers."
"Chase after your goals, but win or lose, remember that you will always have your teammates by your side, and that is far more important than any race."
"This is the moment you dream of as a child playing whiffle ball in the backyard. The game on the line in the final inning with everything to play for."
"Andrew is one of the happiest kids I have ever met ... I can only hope we've given him as much joy as he's given us."
"Aside from putting on that very first glove, coming to Lafayette is the best decision I have ever made."