“Go and change the world,” says class speaker

“Go and change the world,” says class speaker

Ashley Menssa,
Class Representative

When I sat down to write this speech, I had no clue how it was going to start, but I knew how it was going to end – and I realized that high school was very similar.

When we started at Glenmary, we didn’t know how things were going to go… what to expect.

It’s terrifying being the smallest kids in the school, or the newest – but we knew that it was going to end here.

Though, between the beginning and the end, we grew closer together.

An assortment of memories lay tucked in the middle; and every single one makes me incredibly happy, and incredibly proud, to be a part of this extraordinary graduating class.

Now, having already mentioned them, I feel as though I am at liberty to divulge some of these memories.

The first I can remember is when Dane “accidentally” stapled his hand in grade 7.

Believe it or not it was the most interesting story that circulated the hallways for weeks.

Next, I remember Brayden walking into Ms. Mingay’s English classroom with a banana in his pants, he did nothing but casually pull it out and start eating it.

Then there was a very, very, inconspicuous incident that occurred in the parking lot. I believe it was Cole Yaniuk’s infamous Ford Ranger and Tyler’s Jeep that were pushed into the middle of the lot.

Effectively blocking their vehicles and many others in.

I don’t think any of us have left our cars unlocked since.

I could go on with the funny things; Mason eating a granola bar with the wrapper on, the many, many, slightly concerning jokes that were made in Mrs. Adam’s Social 30 class.

Megan Ryan getting one of those sticky hands stuck on the ceiling of the bio classroom.

Chloe’s jokes in chem.

Erika Patterson’s in psychology.

Mrs. Gangon and Kyle arguing constantly.

Mackenzie’s cheetah print pajamas that she wore to English and Math.

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