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NSHSS Virtual Valedictorian Speeches

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

While your high school experience did not finish as it traditionally does, we hope you have found ways to celebrate and be proud of all the hard work you have put in these last four years. The winners of our Virtual Valedictorian Speech have submitted special messages for the class of 2020 - full of inspiration and encouragement as you start your next journey! 


NSHSS Virtual Valedictorian Speeches

Lauren C., Oak Park High School

It's not about the destination, it's about the journey.

Jacob S., Escondido High School

Believe in yourself and be, unapologetically, you!

Leena E., Boonsboro High School

History will remember us, our chapter is different.

Faizan K., Old Bridge High School

The very foundation of success itself is FAILURE!

Blaine D., Timberline High School

Diseases aren't the only things that can be infectious...

Ashlynn W., Arabia Mountain High School

What have you dedicated yourself to during high school?

Isabella M., Braden River High School

Caminar con ganas: walk with desire, walk across the stage & out the doors to achieve the impossible…

Marina S., Shawnee Senior High School

I challenge you to learn from your past...and never stop smiling.

Cullen F., Cedar Creek High School

The strongest of people are forged in the hottest of crucibles.

Avery Z., North Union High School

Life is about the people we meet and influence during our journeys.

Runners- Up

Arlinda Y., Riverside University High School

Drop your barriers, labels, and differences-- Be in the moment and create a community!

Dev P., Lafayette High School

Class of 2020, today is our time so let's celebrate and enjoy this moment together.

Amelia E., Lodi High School

As you move onto your own separate path, be sure to take with you all the lessons you've learned.

Sonoma C., George Washington High School


Yunuen H., Jennings High School

Whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.