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Graduation is a celebration

May 20, 2012
Margaret Coughran, Duncanville, Texas , Times-Republican

Dear Abby ran a column on Mother's Day pleading with attendees at graduation to ban children, horns and motion as well as requesting that all graduates receive the same volume and length of accolades as they cross the stage. I was fortunate enough to teach at both MHS and IVCC in the 1990s and remember the students so well. They were terrific people - all of them and none of them failed my class. Consequently, I have a very different opinion about graduation which I will now share.



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